October 22, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
We gave it a B+

Greek director Costa-Gavras is like Oliver Stone with subtlety. Set in Chile during Pinochet’s 1973 coup, the political thriller grapples with the real-life disappearance of American journalist Charles Horman (John Shea) and the thickets of red tape faced by his wife (Spacek) and father (Lemmon) as they search for him. If Missing — and Lemmon’s Oscar- nominated performance — isn’t heartbreaking enough, the EXTRAS include an interview with Horman’s grieving dad. B+

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