Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: M 102’ coarse language
Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee
Director: Aneesh Chaganty
David Kim becomes desperate when his 16-year-old daughter Margot disappears and an immediate police investigation leads nowhere. He soon uses Margot’s laptop to contact her friends and look at photos and videos for clues to her whereabouts.
“While Searching’s innovative and highly efficient visual structure does impress, it is the screenplay’s efficiency in playing upon our deepest fears of today’s connected world that truly impacts: drawing you in, grinding you down and getting you worried.” ‐ Herald Sun (Australia)
“Director Aneesh Chaganty builds a high-voltage thriller told through smartphones, laptop screens, browser windows and surveillance footage. The film is a technical marvel with a beating heart, which makes all the difference.” ‐ Rolling Stone
92% on Rotten Tomatoes – Critics Consensus: Searching’s timely premise and original execution are further bolstered by well-rounded characters brought to life by a talented cast.