When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl’s aunt Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detective freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons – they’re not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve their case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that could tear them apart. —IMDb
Tall and handsome in a meat-eating sort of way, Ben Affleck has the looks of a matinee idol and the resume of an actor who honed his craft as an indie film slacker before flexing his muscles as a Hollywood star. A staple of Kevin Smith films and such seminal indies as Dazed and Confused, Affleck became a star and entered the annals of Hollywood legend when he and best friend Matt Damon wrote and starred in Good Will Hunting, winning a Best Original Screenplay Oscar for their work.
Born in Berkeley, California on August 15, 1972 to a schoolteacher mother and drug rehab counselor father, Affleck was the oldest of two brothers. His younger brother, Casey, also became an actor. When he was very young, Affleck’s family moved to the Boston area, and it was there that he broke into acting. At the age of eight, he starred in PBS’s marine biology-themed The Voyage of the Mimi, endearing himself to junior high school science classes everywhere. The same year he made Mimi, Affleck made the… read more
I've never was a particular fan of Ben Affleck but I have to admit, his first direction is awesome. Of course it has a lot to do with the Dennis Lehanes book but still, considering that this was Afflecks first work, I have to give it 5 just out of my prejudices which I hold against him before I saw this flick. The actual film has a brilliant atmosphere with a real sense of plausibility.
Gone Baby Gone est le premier film de Ben Affleck et déjà une certaine maitrise dans la mise en scène. De plus, le jeune metteur en scène se sert déjà de Boston comme lieu, une ville pour laquelle… read review
Real life is not known for its happy endings. Author Dennis Lehane seems to understand this fact and is not afraid to tell his stories with that mentality. The last novel of his to be given the film… read review