History Film / Missing

29th Oct '16 9:50:38 PM Fireblood
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Mexico stands in for Chile, due to Pinochet still being in power at the time of filming.
21st Oct '16 12:36:45 AM Scifimaster92
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* AnachronismStew: Although the film is set in 1973, several late 1970s/early 1980s automobiles can be seen in certain scenes. Furthermore, Ed is shown arriving in Chile on a Pan Am DC-10, even though the airline did not acquire that particular aircraft until 1980.

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* AnachronismStew: Although the film is set in 1973, several late 1970s/early 1980s automobiles can be seen are visible in certain scenes. Furthermore, Ed is shown arriving in Chile on a Pan Am DC-10, even though the airline did not acquire that particular aircraft until 1980.
21st Oct '16 12:28:58 AM Scifimaster92
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* AnachronismStew: Although the film is set in 1973, several late 1970s/early 1980s automobiles can be seen in certain scenes. Furthermore, Ed is shown arriving in Chile on a Pan Am DC-10, even though the airline did not acquire that model until 1980.

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* AnachronismStew: Although the film is set in 1973, several late 1970s/early 1980s automobiles can be seen in certain scenes. Furthermore, Ed is shown arriving in Chile on a Pan Am DC-10, even though the airline did not acquire that model particular aircraft until 1980.
21st Oct '16 12:27:44 AM Scifimaster92
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* AnachronismStew: Although the film is set in 1973, several late 1970s/early 1980s automobiles can be seen in certain scenes. Furthermore, Ed is shown arriving in Chile on a Pan Am DC-10, even though the airline did not acquire that model until 1980.
* ArtisticLicenseGeography: Because of the situation mentioned under CaliforniaDoubling, some of the regional details are a bit off, such as the characters' dialects (see MisplacedAccent), the vehicles, and local landmarks.



* BittersweetEnding[=/=]HarsherInHindsight: [[spoiler:Years after the film's release, with the advent of advanced DNA testing, it was determined that the body shipped back to the United States (as seen in the film's final image) was NOT that of Charles Horman.]]

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* BittersweetEnding[=/=]HarsherInHindsight: [[spoiler:Years DownerEnding[=/=]HarsherInHindsight: [[spoiler:Charlie is confirmed dead, and Ed unsuccessfully attempts to sue the US government for their complicity in his son's death. To this day, the State Department denies any involvement in the 1973 Chilean coup. Worse, years after the film's release, with the advent of advanced DNA testing, it was determined that the body shipped back to the United States (as seen in the film's final image) was NOT that of Charles Horman.]]]]
* CaliforniaDoubling: Mexico stands in for Chile, due to Pinochet still being in power at the time of filming.


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* LonelyPianoPiece: The film's main theme, composed and performed by Vangelis. It has been extensively [[RecycledSoundtrack re-used]] in advertisements.
13th Jul '16 3:45:48 AM mrnickname
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* {{Eagleland}}: The US government is implied to be complicit in the military coup.

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* {{Eagleland}}: The US government is implied to be complicit in the military coup. TruthInTelevision.
23rd Mar '16 8:38:24 PM Mdumas43073
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23rd Mar '16 8:17:45 PM Mdumas43073
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''Missing'' is a 1982 film directed by Costa-Gavras, starring Cerator/JackLemmon and Creator/SissySpacek. It depicts the overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Chilean President Salvador Allende by a far-right military junta in 1973 and its bloody aftermath.

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''Missing'' is a 1982 film directed by Costa-Gavras, starring Cerator/JackLemmon Creator/JackLemmon and Creator/SissySpacek. It depicts the overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Chilean President Salvador Allende by a far-right military junta in 1973 and its bloody aftermath.
23rd Mar '16 8:17:27 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Missing''''' is a film by Costa-Gavras released in 1982, starring Jack Lemmon and Creator/SissySpacek. It depicts the overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Chilean President Salvador Allende by a far-right military junta in 1973 and its bloody aftermath.

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'''''Missing''''' ''Missing'' is a 1982 film directed by Costa-Gavras released in 1982, Costa-Gavras, starring Jack Lemmon Cerator/JackLemmon and Creator/SissySpacek. It depicts the overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Chilean President Salvador Allende by a far-right military junta in 1973 and its bloody aftermath.
29th Oct '15 12:26:32 PM Morgenthaler
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13th Sep '15 8:50:02 AM gallium
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