Difficulty obtaining divorce and a lack of legal protection lead families to “kidnap” for custody
Beating out The Predator at October’s box office, Feng Xiaogang-produced thriller Lost, Found proves that custody battles can be more suspenseful than extraterrestrial invasions.
In the opening scenes, lawyer Li Jie warns a divorcing client not to let his ex take their child out of sight—foreshadowing the abduction of Li’s own daughter. Li suspects her ex-husband of involvement, and he blames her (the culprit, ironically, is the nanny, whom Li had hired to prevent a custody-kidnap in the first place).
This is subscriber exclusive content
Become a subscriber to continue reading
Custodial Clash is a story from our issue, “Curiosities and Quests.” To read the entire issue, become a subscriber and receive the full magazine. Alternatively, you can purchase the digital version from the App Store.