(USA, 2005, 109 minutes)

After his ex-girlfriend calls him for help then disappears, a high school senior decides to find out what is going on with her. Hardboiled mystery transplanted to a modern-day California high school; an ingenious premise, tightly scripted and handled, with more depth than the concept might suggest.

Focus Features presents a Bergman Lustig production. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner, Noah Fleiss, Matt O'Leary, Noah Segan; with Richard Roundtree; and Lukas Haas. Directed, written and edited by Rian Johnson; produced by Ram Bergman, Mark G. Mathis; music by Nathan Johnson; director of photography (CFI), Steve Yedlin; production designer, Jodie Tillen; costume designer, Michele Posch.


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