ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:
In the new big-screen thriller "Prisoners," a police detective and a distraught father are at odds over how to solve a kidnapping case. That makes the film sound like a police procedural. But critic Bob Mondello says the filmmakers aim to make it something more.
BOB MONDELLO, BYLINE: Two couples, neighbors in a Pennsylvania suburb, have just shared Thanksgiving dinner, and their kids are restless.
(SOUNDBITE FROM MOVIE, "PRISONERS")
ERIN GERASIMOVICH: (as Anna Dover) Mommy, can I take Joy to our house?