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Missing in America (2005)

 -  Drama | War  -  28 May 2005 (USA)
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A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (... See full summary »

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A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (David Strathairn) and his young Amerasian daughter (newcomer Zoe Weizenbaum). Written by the producers

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Gabrielle Savage Dockterman's directorial debut. See more »

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Jake shoos the cat away from Lenny's supper and then pushes the chair up to the table. A minute later, when Lenny comes out of her room, the chair is pushed out again, even though Jake's hands have been occupied the whole time. See more »

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Kate: [about Jake's estranged son] What I wouldn't give to have what you're throwing away.
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Well conceived, compelling and heart rending film
30 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Woods Hole Film Festival in Falmouth MA. It is a first rate exploration of the long lasting damage from the Viet Nam war. This is the story of a Viet Nam vet living in the NW woods, isolated, alone and desirous of remaining so. One of the men from his troop shows up 30 years later, depositing his half-Vietnamese child and disrupting the vet's carefully orchestrated remove from the world. The child becomes, as expected, the catalyst for healing and renewal. So much for the conventional plot. What is unconventional is the depth of emotion, as well as honesty of the writing and the performances. This is a completely absorbing film that seduces and transfixes the audience with its strong but gentle sentiments. This should get a first run in theaters, and perhaps some nominations for writing, acting and cinematography. Danny Glover is perfect; Zoe Weizenbaum is a young woman to watch. An unforgettable film. Its images and story stay with you.


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