The Vanishing Trailer & Clips


The Vanishing (also know as Spoorloos) full movie is released on Oct 27, 1988. Watch The Vanishing online - the Dutch Mystery movie from Netherlands. The Vanishing is directed by George Sluizer and created by Tim Krabbé with Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu and Gene Bervoets. The Vanishing is available online on Criterion Channel and Apple iTunes.

Rex and Saskia are on holiday, a young couple in love. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia disappears. Rex dedicates the next three years trying to find her. Then he receives some postcards from her abductor, who promises to reveal what has happened to Saskia. The abductor, Raymond Lemorne, is a chilling character to whom Rex is drawn by his intense desire to learn the truth behind his lovers disappearance. The truth is more sinister than he dared imagine.

As know as:

Spoorloos, The Vanishing, Nestajanje, 스푸어루스, La desaparición

Release Date (Streaming):

Apr 01, 2014


Netherlands, France, West Germany


Dutch, French, English, Dutch; Flemish

Production Companies:

Argos Films, Co-Productiefonds Binnenlandse Omroep, Golden Egg


Richard Brody
New Yorker
Sluizer isn't among the more original stylists, but the literalness of his direction suffices to evoke the horrific and monstrous possibilities lurking behind the façades of ordinary life.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 30, 2020
Christy Lemire
It's an elegant, riveting piece of filmmaking.
by rottentomatoes, Aug 20, 2018
Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times
The appalling, horrific climax of The Vanishing will haunt your mind long after this film is over.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 19, 2016

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