George Sluizer Feature film - 1988 - 105 min.
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Thriller in which a man looks for his vanished girlfriend. The film is based on Tim Krabbé’s novel Het gouden ei.

A young couple is on their way to their holiday destination in France. At a petrol station, the woman wants to buy a few things and disappears. For years, her desperate boyfriend keeps looking for her. This attracts the attention of the murderer of his vanished girlfriend. What follows is an unalloyed power game. This psycho-thriller is based on Tim Krabbé’s short novel Het gouden ei. In 1988, the film was awarded the Golden Calf Award for Best Feature Film and the Film Critics’ Award. In 1992, Sluizer directed an American remake: The Vanishing.


Director(s) George Sluizer
Script George Sluizer
Tim Krabbé
Producer(s) George Sluizer
Anne Lordon
Production Company
MGS Film
Director of Photography
Toni Kuhn
Production Design
Santiago Isidro Pin
George Sluizer
Lin Friedman
Sound on Set
Production Country