The Vanishing cast features Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Gene Bervoets and Johanna ter Steege. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for George Sluizer’s 1988 movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Vanishing focuses on a Dutch couple that vacations in France. During a gas station stop, Rex Hofman searches for his missing girlfriend. Three years later, he confronts a suspected killer. Here’s every main performer and character in The Vanishing.
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The Vanishing Cast: Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu as Raymond Lemorne
Character Profile: A married teacher in France. His life is detailed through flashback scenes. Raymond reaches out to Rex and makes an indecent proposal.
Donnadieu’s Resume: Bar Waiter in The Tenant (1976), Jacky Vermot in The Death of Mario Ricci (1983), François the First in Cellini: A Violent Life (1990), François Salmon in À droite toute (2008), Galapiat in Paris 36 (2008)
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The Vanishing Cast: Gene Bervoets as Rex Hofman
Character Profile: A Dutch traveler who vacations in France. He panics after his girlfriend suddenly disappears. Rex desperately tries to uncover the truth.
Bervoets’ Resume: Peter Segers in Windkracht 10 (1997-98), Steven Perseyn in Wolf (2010), Mario Dockers in Paradise Trips (2015), Victor in F*** you very, very much (2021), Alidor Van Praet in De Kraak (2021)
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The Vanishing Cast: Johanna ter Steege as Saskia Wagter
Character Profile: Rex’s girlfriend. She talks about a nightmare during the opening act. Saskia has a chance encounter with a killer during a gas station stop.
Ter Steege’s Resume: Jo Bonger in Vincent & Theo (1990), Johanna Reiss in Immortal Beloved (1994), Laura in Goodbye (1995), Alma in Tirza (2010), Gedda in The Marriage Escape (2020)
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The Vanishing cast also includes Gwen Eckhaus (The Cave, De hoofdprijs), Bernadette Le Saché (A Perfect Plan, In a Rush), Tania Latarjet (Trop tard Balthazar), Lucille Glenn (movie debut) and Roger Souza (Jean de Florette, Manon of the Spring).
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