Bookmark Gone Girl: Kirk Baxter, ACE In this interview Kirk Baxter explores his editing work in Gone Girl. Gone Girl, a film adaptation from the acclaimed novel, is a crime thriller set in a small town. The mystery begins when Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) realizes his wife (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. The story slowly falls apart as Nick finds himself the main suspect of his wife’s murder investigation. Editor, Kirk Baxter, discusses his method for storytelling and his work with Director David Fincher.