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Missing is a 1982 film which tells the true story of a conservative American father who goes to Chile to investigate the disappearance of his son during the time of the coup against President Salvado Allende[?].

During his stay, his encounters with United States government officials change his view towards his own country.

It stars Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron[?], John Shea[?] and Charles Cioffi[?].

It was adapted by Costa-Gavras[?], John Nichols (uncredited) and Donald Stewart[?] from the book by Thomas Hauser[?]. It was directed by Costa-Gavras.

It won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jack Lemmon), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Sissy Spacek) and Best Picture.

The film won the 1982 Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the Cannes Film Festival.

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