The Vanishing15

Directed by George Sluizer | Netherlands | 1988 | 1h 46m | Dutch & French w/ English subtitles | Starring Gene Bervoets, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus, Bernadette Le Saché

During a biking holiday in the French countryside, young couple Rex and Saskia experience a sinister turn of events when Saskia mysteriously vanishes without a trace. Years pass, and Rex remains consumed by his relentless quest to find her, becoming entwined in a dark and twisted search for the truth. A suspenseful psychological thriller that masterfully explores the depths of human obsession and the chilling consequences of pursuing the unknown.

Reviews

‘Sluizer inexorably and expertly draws us deeper into the mystery, exposing our own morbid curiosity in the process.’
★★★★
David Parkinson, Radio Times

‘The movie advances in a tantalizing fashion, supplying information obliquely, suggesting as much as it tells, and everything leads up to a climax that is as horrifying as it is probably inevitable.’
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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