WHO’S IN IT?
John Cho (Star Trek Beyond), Debra Messing (The Wedding Date), Michelle La (film debut), Sara Sohn (Fast & Furious 7), Joseph Lee (Lion), Ric Sarabia (Fix), Gabriel D. Angell (Walter), Thomas Barbusca (The Last Time You Had Fun), Gage Biltoft (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Aneesh Chaganty (film debut), director, writer; Sev Ohanian (My Big Fat Armenian Family), writer, producer; Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Natalie Qasabian (Take Me) and Adam Sidman (Unfriended), producers; Torin Borrowdale (The Midnight Man), composer; Juan Sebastian Baron (The House on Pine Street), cinematographer; Nick Johnson (Heavenly Sword) and Will Merrick (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Told entirely from the perspective of a computer screen, a man named David Kim (Cho) discovers that his teenage daughter Margot (La) has gone missing. As he searches through her web history, and conducts several Skype interviews with her supposed friends and close associates, he begins to learn that his daughter may not have been as perfect as she seemed…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Searching takes the main gimmick from films like Unfriended, where the whole thing is told via a computer screen, and uses it to craft a suspenseful and thought-provoking thriller that will have you clinging on to the edge of your seat.