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THE VANISHING (1988)

THE VANISHING <span>(1988)</span> artwork

THE VANISHING (1988)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 102

Release dates 20/10/2017, 22/07/2002, 07/09/1998, 05/03/1991

Ratings Info strong threat

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) George Sluizer

Cast includes Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets, Johanna Ter Steege, Gwen Eckhaus, Bernadette Le Sache, Tania Latarjet

Summary THE VANISHING is a Dutch-French psychological thriller, from 1988, in which a man obsesses over the disappearance of his girlfriend who vanished three years earlier.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 16/04/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE VANISHING is a Dutch-French psychological thriller, from 1988, in which a man obsesses over the disappearance of his girlfriend who vanished three years earlier.

Threat and horror

There are sequences in which a man prepares to kidnap women, as well as scenes in which he is seen trying to trick women into his car in order to abduct them. A woman is seen being chloroformed and there is a sequence in which a man is trapped inside a coffin.

There is an abduction theme which results in occasional references to rape and murder. There is also mild bad language and mild sex references.

Details

Title
THE VANISHING
Also known as
SPOORLOOS
Year
1988
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal,Nouveaux Pictures,Metro Pictures,Independent Cinema Office,Disc Distribution,British Film Institute Ltd
Classified date(s)
06/04/2020
Main language
French
Other languages
Dutch
BBFC reference
AZF062615

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