over 1 year
French version of missing girlfriend and boyfriend who doesn't stop looking.
over 5 years
It's frightening because it's so human...
over 5 years
Unusual horror movie. Reminded me of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'
almost 7 years
Stange not well paced film. It kept my interesting going but got tired and went to sleep.
SPOILER: Managed to move "buried alive" to number one spot on my 'worst way to die' list.
The Vanishing (Dutch: Spoorloos, literally "Traceless" or "Without a Trace") is a French/Dutch film adaptation of the novella The Golden Egg by Tim Krabbé, released October 27, 1988. Directed by George Sluizer and starring Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, the film is about the disappearance of a young Dutch woman and her lover's obsessive search. In France the film was released under the title L'homme qui voulait savoir (The Man Who Wanted to Know).
On the film's American release in 1990, The Vanishing received great critical acclaim from film critics. Sluizer later remade the film for an English version in 1993, but the remake was poorly received.
A Dutch couple, Rex Hofman (Gene Bervoets) and Saskia Wagter (Johanna ter Steege), are on a cycling holiday in France. As they are driving, Saskia tells Rex of a recurring dream that she had, in which she is drifting through space in a golden egg. She tells Rex that this time there was someone else in another golden egg, and that if they were to...