Disappearance (Verdwijnen) Reviews

September 28, 2018
Director Koole shows off pristine imagery and lush sound design, but he doesn't have much to hang it on.
September 28, 2018
Maybe the film needed more of that hilariously overwrought quality to actually hold the viewer's attention.
September 28, 2018
Ultimately, even with these images, Disappearance is not quite strong enough for a lasting impact.
August 7, 2018
Boudewijn Koole develops a deeply nuanced examination of intricate familial bonds by employing artful elliptical jumps, and an emphasis on lyrical and aural details.
April 11, 2018
[Rifka] Lodeizen is stunning as the driven woman in this quiet, yet powerful family drama.
September 14, 2017
Koole and Laarman have drawn an authentic look at broken families and their ability to simultaneously be separated by a huge chasm and closer than ever before.