Through some fiendish alchemy,THE VANISHING manages to scare people out of their wits more effectively than a legion of better-known horror films. This Dutch production has a pleasantly efficient veneer to it that hides a truly awesome undercurrent.
Two young Dutch lovers are motoring through France. They are flushed with optimism and affection for each other. While arguing playfully, Saskia Wagter (Johanna Ter Steege), the young woman, tells Rex Hofman (Gene Bervoets), the young man, her recurring dream. She is trapped in a golden egg in the
midst of darkness with no hope of escaping. Recently, she tells Rex, she has dreamt of another egg traveling beside her. ...