After David Kim’s (John Cho) 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever.
‘Searching’ is one of the stand-out thrillers of this year. Filmed entirely through modern technology devices, primarily director Aneesh Changanty’s personal phone, the film takes an entirely new stance at creating a tense journey to follow. It’s the epitome of the modern day thriller, pushing technical and creative boundaries to the absolute limit. With character dialogue recorded through software and apps such as FaceTime and Skype, and key narrative moments portrayed through clips uploaded to YouTube and on personal computers, the suspense is curated through entirely new methods.
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