The 10 Best Films and TV Shows About Disappearance


Top of the Lake (created by Jane Campion) 

In Top of the Lake — arguably the best missing persons show in the sea of recent, related releases — a young, pregnant teen goes missing. The show does an inimitably thorough job of falsely filling in her character through the projections of the Elisabeth Moss’ character, the detective overseeing her case. As time passes, the hole this person left exposes both the ancient wounds and latent brutality beneath the surface of a New Zealand small town’s social climate.