It's not an easy watch from director Costa-Gavras, but it's a gripping political tale, based on a true story about a leftist sympathizer who disappeared in Chile in 1973 in the run-up to Augusto Pinochet's military coup. Lemmon plays the father who travels to Chile to find out the truth in a place where the truth is hard to sort out.
My own version of "missing", involving the Lehigh game this weekend, is a whole lot less dramatic. It was no modern tragedy. It was not as important. But from this strange experience of "missing" a Lehigh football game, I learned a lot more about myself that I would have ever imagined.
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