The Vanishing

By Megan David


The Vanishing’ is based on actual events and tells the story of three lighthouse keepers who arrive for work on a remote Scottish isle, where they make a fateful discovery: a wrecked rowboat – with a chest full of gold.

As a mysterious boat heads towards the island, the three men make a choice that will change their lives forever, ensnaring them in a web of greed, paranoia and murder.



  • critically acclaimed and award-winning actor and screenwriter, "A writer, performer powerhouse...". He was born and raised on the island of Anglesey, North Wales.



Date: 29th March

Certificate: 15



Length: 1h 47mins



Contact: Lionsgate UK


"Excellent performances...Mullan is superb as ever. Swindell makes a strong debut. Butler’s a revelation"

"It's the details that matter in this richly textured slow paced thriller" - Hollywood Reporter.

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"Windswept photography…eye popping…skull shattering...All must be dealt with, the last entailing savage choices that will prove impossible to undo and ruinous to enact" - New York Times

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"Nyholm and his excellent cast tell the story well and on such a splendid set” - LA Times

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“Phenomenally well-made thriller” - Vulture

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