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Missing in America
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Tagline:
You can leave war, but war will never leave you! See more »
Plot:
A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins See more »
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Sheldon Mirowitz on the Creative Process
 (From SCOREcastOnline.com. 5 November 2009, 8:29 AM, PST)

User Reviews:
Powerful, Sensitive and an Extraordinary Film See more (44 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Danny Glover ... Jake Neeley

Ron Perlman ... Red

Linda Hamilton ... Kate

Zoe Weizenbaum ... Lenny Hocknell (as Zoë Weizenbaum)

David Strathairn ... Henry R. Hocknell Jr.
Timothy Webber ... Mitchell (as Tim Webber)

Gabrielle Rose ... Cyd
Frank C. Turner ... Dinky

Jesse Moss ... Robert W. Gardner

Ty Olsson ... Soldier

Colin Lawrence ... Young Jake
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Isen Robbins ... Scary Woodcutter (uncredited)

Directed by
Gabrielle Savage Dockterman 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Nancy L. Babine 
Ken Miller 
Gabrielle Savage Dockterman 

Produced by
Blake Corbet .... co-producer
Ron McLeod .... co-producer
Isen Robbins .... producer
Gabrielle Savage Dockterman .... producer
Aimee Schoof .... producer
 
Original Music by
Sheldon Mirowitz 
 
Cinematography by
Ken Kelsch 
 
Film Editing by
Tim Kane 
Don Packer 
Peter V. White 
 
Casting by
Adrienne Stern 
 
Production Design by
Katterina Keith 
 
Art Direction by
Cheryl Marion 
 
Set Decoration by
Dina Holmes 
 
Costume Design by
Linda Leduc 
 
Makeup Department
Malinda Ballesteros .... makeup artist (as Malinda Bennett)
Kashka Banjoko .... personal hair stylist: Danny Glover
Agnieszka Echallier .... project supervisor (as Agnieszka Kolakowska)
Joel Echallier .... special makeup effects artist
Paul Edwards .... key hair stylist
Joann Fowler .... key makeup artist
Juliana Vit .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Suzan Derkson .... unit production manager (as Suzan Derkson McLeod)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Victor Landrie .... second assistant director
Gordon MacDonald .... first assistant director
Ron McLeod .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Vance Conway .... construction coordinator
Sally Cook .... assistant set decorator
Henry Thomas Earle .... on-set props
Isobel Hamilton .... art department intern
Sandrine Hanna .... set dresser
Cher Lewis .... co-props master
Trevor Oleksy .... best boy greens
David Valentine .... co-property master
Margaret Vanderbolt .... graphic designer
Yoshiko Fumoto .... set decorator intern (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Alvarez .... sound designer
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
Kevin Bowe .... foley recordist
Lukasz Janik .... foley recordist
Phillip Lefesi .... post-production sound supervisor
Roderick Matte .... boom operator
Eric Milano .... adr recordist
Rory O'Neill .... sound mixer
Jacob Ribicoff .... supervising sound editor
John Salk .... sound effects editor
Brian Vancho .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
James Kozier .... special effects coordinator
Ron Kozier .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Alison Andoos .... flame artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Dave Alexander .... stunt coordinator
Dan Redford .... stunt driver
Owen Walstrom .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Arnason .... best boy electric
Dan Bennett .... key grip
Jami Deweerd .... lighting technician
Sacha Fassaert .... daily first assistant camera
Simon Hunt .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Canada
Peter Berkrot .... additional casting
Sean Cossey .... casting: Canada
Lisa Ratke .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael John Bugera .... set costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Dave Mast .... assistant editor
Matthew Rogers .... assistant editor
Mark Trillizio .... post-production assistant
 
Transportation Department
David R. Anderson .... transportation coordinator (as Dave Anderson)
 
Other crew
Nick Bergstedt .... location manager
Charlene Callihoo .... first assistant accountant
Mark Andrew Clark .... acquisitions executive
Ric De Groot .... assistant production accountant
Ian Doig .... animal trainer
Chaunce Drury .... assistant production coordinator
Heather Gittens .... second assistant coordinator
Heather Gittens .... second assistant production coordinator
Scott M. Goldberg .... legal services
Rick Heal .... on-set tutor
Krista Johnston .... clearance
Christine Lalande .... script supervisor
John Latenser V .... location manager
Karen Lo .... assistant location manager
Grace MacLeod .... animal trainer
Robyn Marshall .... production intern
Sheri Mayervich .... location manager
Wendy Mills .... production intern
Christina Ollson .... production assistant
Moira Perlmutter .... production coordinator
David Pring-Mill .... production intern
Emily Robinson .... production intern
Carol Schafer .... production coordinator
Sherrie Sinclaire .... production intern
Craig Stapleton .... production accountant
Ki Wight .... assistant to producer
Julia Wilson .... accounting clerk
Andrew Wright .... production intern
 
Thanks
Sloan Kelly .... special thanks
Jeff Tate .... special thanks
Donna Wong .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some violence and language
Runtime:
USA:102 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The story was inspired by the Lee Teter print "Reflections". The film's screenwriter, retired U.S. Army Major Ken Miller, who served in Vietnam, saw Teter's famous illustration in an art gallery and immediately was filled with war-related emotions.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: 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 »
Quotes:
Lenny:You know people in heaven too, don't you?
Kate:Yes I do.
Lenny:They love you even more when they get to heaven, you know. No matter what.
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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Powerful, Sensitive and an Extraordinary Film, 25 September 2005
Author: kerrorize from Washington DC, United States

This is a powerful, beautifully crafted and superbly acted film. I wept as did the friends sitting at my sides. Yet there was humor along with the tragedy expressed with so much depth of relationships, so genuine you felt you knew these people.

Appropriate in it's timing, with the subject matter of what happens to those who have fought for our country and are left to survive their ordeal. This is a film of our time and of the ages. One which should be seen by mothers and sons, fathers and daughters and especially those who irresponsibly choose to send our children off into wars for power or righteousness. Those who choose to spend more money on the latest, greatest new weapons and ignore the effects of the old ones.

The directorial debut by Gabrielle Savage Docketerman was masterful. Danny Glover and Linda Hamilton show true life chemistry and Oscar quality performances, all to be out shined by the young and very talented Zoe Weizenbaum.

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