The Vanishing (2017)

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    United Kingdom USA

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    Crime Drama

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  • Keepers Working


Drama based on a real life unsolved mystery. In 1900, three men travel to a remote island off Scotland to man the lighthouse. They are widower Thomas Marshall, with 25 years' experience in lighthouses, burly family man James Ducat and, new to the job, young Donald MacArthur. One day, Donald spots a recently wrecked rowing boat at the foot of a cliff, and beside it a man, apparently killed upon impact with the rocky shore. In the boat is a heavy chest. Retrieving both the body and the chest, Donald comes in for a nasty surprise, and after a violent encounter, the men are left with a big secret to hide. When a foreign boat comes along and the suspicious crew ask questions about the missing sailor and chest, the lighthouse keepers resort to ever more desperate measures to keep the upper hand. As paranoia and remorse set in, the men start to fear each other.

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