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The Vanishing


Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gène Bervoets, Johanna ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus View All


George Sluizer (Screenplay), George Sluizer (Director), Tim Krabbé (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 27th, 1988
Runtime: 1 hour, 46 minutes
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.
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This is definitely a film that deserves to be remembered for its intriguing take on its lead characters' psychological profiles and the third act is well-handled, but the first two acts are awfully pedestrian and, though I don't doubt their necessity to the story, still feel dull enough that sitting....