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George Sluizer / NL, FR, 1988 / 106 min.

Tense film adaptation of Tim Krabbé’s novel The Golden Egg (published as The Vanishing), in which a young woman (Johanna ter Steege) disappears at a petrol station while on holiday in the South of France. Her boyfriend continues to search obsessively for her for years. Dutch classic, reissued in a 2K restored version.

poster Spoorloos (George Sluizer, NL 1988)
Stanley Kubrick called it “the scariest film I ever saw” – no small compliment from the maker of The Shining. This psychological thriller by George Sluizer is certainly disturbing, oppressive and mysterious. The Vanishing is a nail-biting account, bursting with suppressed tension, of a sudden disappearance and the consequences for those left behind.

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In Spoorloos, Dutch and French are spoken. In the version with Dutch subtitles, only the French dialogue is translated. Spoorloos is also shown with English subtitles. For each show, you'll see NL or EN subtitles listed in the dropdown menu.

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Scenes from this movie may cause fearPersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains foul language

Director

George Sluizer

Production year

1988

Country

NL, FR

Original title

Spoorloos

Length

106 min.

Language

Dutch, French

Subtitles

NLD or ENG

Format

DCP

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Spoorloos, the Netherlands’ best psychological thriller, will be released nationwide in a brand-new restoration. George Sluizer’s nerve-wracking Golden Calf winner will be released nationwide on 13 June 2024 and will also be available on Eye Film Player, as will 13 other Sluizer titles.

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