Stories about missing persons are nothing new. Neither is utilizing a smartphone to make a movie anymore. But shooting an entire film through every kind of lens but a movie camera– and sometimes exclusively screens of websites, texts and social networking apps– is definitely a first!
But make no mistake: this unique approach is by no means a gimmick. It allows the audience to experience the desperate search for a missing girl in real time through the eyes and ears of familiar technology around which our lives are centered, that we take for granted.