Searching

Searching
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 41min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty
  • Cast: John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La
  • UK release: 31 August 2018

David (Cho) is mourning the loss of his wife, but when his daughter (La) disappears, he has to look for her with resourceful cop Rosemary (Messing). A childish whodunnit with a ridiculously contrived story, concluding with a convoluted solution that’s farcical to anyone with a basic knowledge of police work.

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21 Jun 20182 stars

EIFF 2018: Disappointing techno-thriller, starring John Cho and Debra Messing

How the internet impacts modern life would be a timely theme for a techno-thriller; unfortunately Aneesh Chaganty's Searching makes only fleeting reference to growing concerns about data mining and how information is used. Instead, the online world…

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