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When Mike Deerfield (Jonathan Tucker) mysteriously goes missing after returning from a tour of duty in Iraq, his career officer father Hank (Tommy Lee Jones) and devoted mother (Susan Sarandon), become convinced something is seriously wrong. In order to find their son and uncover the truth, the worried parents enlist the help of local police detective Emily Sanders (Charlize Theron).

MPAA Rating R for violent and disturbing content, language and some sexuality/nudity.
Theatrical Release September 20, 2007
Cast Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Susan Sarandon.
Warner Independent Pictures

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