My Husband Is Missing (1978)

Genres - Drama, Mystery, Romance  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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As is customary, Sally Struthers cries buckets in My Husband is Missing (one gets the feeling that she cries buckets at card tricks). Struthers plays the wife of an MIA who is permitted to visit North Vietnam in search of her husband. She meets Canadian journalist Tony Musante, who's anxious to get her story. Struthers and Musante team up to thrash through the jungle wilds of California--er, Southeast Asia--eventually falling in love. Purportedly a "relevant" TV movie, My Husband is Missing shamelessly exploits Vietnam as a mere melodramatic backdrop.

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war, America, barnstorming, family-member, husband, MIA (Missing in Action), missing-person, pilgrimage, POW/MIA, search, woman, youth