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Released in the USA on February 12 of 1982, "Missing" (also known as "Vermisst", "Missing - scomparso") is a Drama/Thriller/Mystery film directed by Costa-Gavras . Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek are starring, alongside Melanie Mayron, John Shea, Charles Cioffi and David Clennon.

Who directed "Missing":

Missing was directed by Costa-Gavras, a Greek director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making Missing, Costa-Gavras had directed Section sp├ęciale, released in 1975, Z (1969), Compartiment tueurs (1965). Since, he directed Hanna K., released in 1983, Betrayed (1988), Music Box (1989), Mad City (1997), Amen. (2002), and Eden Is West (2009).

What was the release date of "Missing":

Missing was initially released on Friday, February 12, 1982, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, February 12, 1982 are The Beast Within (dir. Philippe Mora) and Love and Money (dir. James Toback). This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 13, 1982 in Germany and on Monday, September 27, 1982 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Missing":

At the casting of Missing we find Jack Lemmon, previously seen in Buddy Buddy (1981) and Tribute (1980); Sissy Spacek (Raggedy Man (1981), Heart Beat (1980)); Melanie Mayron (Heartbeeps (1981), Girlfriends (1978)) [ more... ]

  • David Clennon and Richard Venture also appeared in The Greatest, released in 1977.
  • Charles Cioffi and David Clennon can be seen in Gray Lady Down, released in 1978.
  • Sissy Spacek and Jack Lemmon also appeared in JFK, released in 1991.
  • Keith Szarabajka and Hansford Rowe also appeared in Simon, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Missing":

The film opens with Costa-Gavras' statement that the events of the film are true. Set largely during the days and weeks following Horman's disappearance, the movie depicts his father and wife searching to determine his fate. It is based on a book that was first published under the title The Execution of Charles Horman: An American Sacrifice (1978) by Thomas Hauser (later republished under the title Missing in 1982).


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