EN - Five members of the Missing Persons Task Force investigate the mysterious disappearance of 17-year-old Evi. While unravelling the girl's troubled relationship with her parents, which leaves her father as one of the prime suspects, they discover that her life had recently taken a bizarre turn, with the teenager seen at sex parties and receiving expensive gifts from a shadowy new friend. Was Evi the victim of a pimp, or did her father discover his daughter's double life and lose control?

FR - Cinq membres de la Missing Persons Task Force enquêtent sur la disparition mystérieuse d’Evi, 17 ans. En dénouant la relation agitée de la jeune fille avec ses parents, qui laisse le père comme l’un des principaux suspects, ils découvrent que sa vie avait récemment pris un étrange tournant, l’adolescente ayant été vue à plusieurs sex parties, recevant des cadeaux de grande valeur d’un nouvel ami mystérieux. Evi était-elle la victime d’un proxénète, ou le père aurait-il découvert la double vie de sa fille, et perdu le contrôle?

Info

Title Missing Persons Unit - The Film
Original title Vermist - De film
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Features
Genre crime
Year 2007

Credits

Cast Koen De Bouw, Stan Van Samang, Kevin Janssens, Joke Devynck, Catherine Cools, Filip Peeters, Hilde Van Mieghem
Photography Frank van den Eeden
Editing Jan Goossens
Music Steve Willaert

Technical specs

Running time film 85'
Release format 16mm
Aspect ratio 1:2.35 (scope)
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Monte Carlo nominates Missing Persons Unit and Duts

Flemish TV series Missing Persons Unit and Duts have each received six nominations at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival (6-10 June). The awards will be handed out on the last day of the festival.

still from missing persons unitThe Monte Carlo International Television Festival has two distinct categories for television series: Drama TV series and Comedy TV series. Missing Persons Unit is nominated in the drama section. In this category it will compete against numerous prominent international television series, such as The Tudors, Dexter and Mad Men. The Flemish series has been nominated in all four subcategories: Outstanding Actor (Koen De Bouw and Kevin Janssens), Outstanding Actress (Joke Devynck and Katelijne Verbeke), Outstanding European Producer and Outstanding International Producer (Philippe De Schepper).

Published on Wednesday 23 March 2011

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Director Jan Verheyen
Producers Philippe De Schepper, Jan Huyse
Writers Philippe De Schepper, Bas Adriaensen
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