Absence is the story of personal loss and tragedy that befalls three very different people in the setting of a small, New York suburb. Told from three point of views, it unfolds in three vignettes which tie a larger storyline together.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Laney ...
Mary
...
Harris
Stuart Rudin ...
Jeremiah
...
Christina
...
Tim Storm (as Joshua Burrow)
Nick Mouyiaris ...
Tom
Jennifer Trier ...
Carol
Margie Sullivan ...
Catherine
Rachel Paine ...
Lindsey Tart
Jason Berger ...
Young Harris
Mary Zabransky ...
Lisa
Kevin Kolsch ...
The Abductor / 'The Sugarland Butcher'
Joe Verdi ...
Detective #1
Joseph F. Parda ...
Detective #2
Marissa Stawkowski ...
Stalked Girl #1
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Absence is the story of personal loss and tragedy that befalls three very different people in the setting of a small, New York suburb. Told from three point of views, it unfolds in three vignettes which tie a larger storyline together.

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"When a girl is kidnapped in a small, idyllic suburb, we'll find that there is no right or wrong... only different points of view."

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28 July 2009 (USA)  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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