The Vanishing

Netherlands, 1988

Film
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Based on the story “The golden egg” by Tim Krabbe, “The vanishing” is an extraordinary and chilling study of obsession which investigates the edges of rationality and the destructive capacity of idealistic devotion.

Credits

director

George Sluizer

co-producer

George Sluizer

Anne Lordon

production company

Ingrid Production

Golden Egg Film

Language

Dutch

Duration

01:44:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36939

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Kidnapping

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Netherlands

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Obsessive-compulsive neurosis

Foreign language films

Literature → Dutch literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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