- 1 hr 35 min
"Gone" is a 2012 thriller directed by Heitor Dhalia and starring Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, and Wes Bentley. The film is a tale of obsession, fear, and the lengths we go to when we believe a loved one is in danger. Jill Conway (Amanda Seyfried) is a young woman trying to put her past behind her. She lives alone and works as a waitress in a diner. Her life is simple, and she likes it that way. However, her past comes back to haunt her when her sister disappears, and Jill is convinced that she has been abducted by the same person who kidnapped her years ago. The police are initially skeptical of Jill's claims, citing a lack of evidence and her own history of mental illness. But Jill is undeterred. She takes matters into her own hands and sets out on a dangerous mission to save her sister. As she hunts for clues, Jill realizes she is being stalked by the same man who abducted her years ago, and she must race against time to find her sister before it is too late. Along the way, she must confront her deepest fears and confront the ghosts of her past. The film is tense and suspenseful, with Seyfried delivering a powerful and emotional performance as a woman fighting to save her sister and conquer her own demons. Jennifer Carpenter is also excellent as Jill's skeptical friend and roommate, adding a much-needed dose of realism to the story. The cinematography is haunting and atmospheric, with the gloomy nighttime scenes and the eerie setting of the abandoned forest adding to the sense of foreboding. The film is also notable for its use of sound, with the creepy score and the sound of footsteps adding to the tension. Overall, "Gone" is a well-crafted and intense thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. It is a story of survival, perseverance, and the courage to confront the past in order to save the future.