, the Dutch director best known for the classic The Vanishing
, was 10 days away from completing his film Dark Blood
when his star, River Phoenix
, tragically overdosed. That was 1993. Now, twenty years later, Sluizer has completed editing Dark Blood
after a long and bitter road that involved insurance companies and a possible heist to reclaim the footage he shot. Following an interesting story in Entertainment Weekly last year and some showings of the film at overseas movie...