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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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Jake Neeley
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Lenny Hocknell (as Zoë Weizenbaum)
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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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You can leave war, but war will never leave you! See more »

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Was initially set for theatrical release in the fall of 2004 but was pushed back. It made its screen debut at the Seattle International Film Festival on 28 May and 30 May 2005. See more »

Goofs

Jake sees Lenny studying his Purple Heart and tells her to stop. He has to move the doorway curtain out of the way. Since the curtain covered the room with no gaps, there is no way he could have seen what she was doing. See more »

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Henry R. Hocknell Jr.: Hey Lenny, I want you to say goodnight to mean old Jake, here.
Lenny: [saluting] Goodnight Lieutenant mister mean old Jake.
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An excellent film
22 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was invited to a screening in New York City recently and thoroughly enjoyed this film. Mr. Glover's and Zoe Weizenbaum's performances were superb. The locations in the movie were some of the most beautiful country I have ever seen and the photography and lighting was breathtaking. The story is well-paced and and the supporting characters were interesting and well acted. Mr. Perlman artfully conveys much emotion through his character without speaking a word. This movie really is a powerful, and sometimes gut-wrenching, examination of the lasting effects of the Vietnam conflict on those who experienced the war.


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