The Vanishing

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Gerard Butler (Hunter Killer) and Peter Mullan ("Ozark") star in this tense, action-packed thriller based on true events. After three lighthouse keepers arrive for work on a remote Scottish isle, they make a fateful discovery: a wrecked rowboat-with a chest full of gold. As a mysterious boat heads toward the island, the three men make a choice that will change their lives forever, ensnaring them in a web of greed, paranoia, and murder.

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Critic Reviews for The Vanishing

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  • The movie is phenomenally well made and the three actors who fall apart on our watch suffer magnificently.

    Jan 7, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Even with its all-around noble dramatic intent, particularly from Butler, the film struggles to leave a mark.

    Jan 4, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Falling between the stools of thriller and drama, this speculative tale grows steadily less satisfying, despite a handsome look and a strong cast headed by Gerard Butler and Peter Mullan.

    Jan 3, 2019 | Full Review…

    Dennis Harvey

    Variety
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  • Fine performances and eerie atmospherics enhance this slow burner.

    Jan 3, 2019 | Full Review…
  • There's just something about lighthouses that inspires good psychodrama.

    Jan 3, 2019 | Full Review…
  • While Jorgen Johansson's windswept photography creates a credible sense of isolation (he filmed in part at the Mull of Galloway lighthouse), we sense the ominous rhythms of impending calamity.

    Jan 3, 2019 | Full Review…

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