Formally known as KEEPERS, The Vanishing is Inspired by the Flannan Isle mystery. A small relief boat approaches the Isle, a tiny isolated island no bigger than a football pitch, 20 miles off a rugged coast. Its aim is to routinely replace the three lighthouse keepers, after 6 weeks alone manning the light. It nears the dock and none of the men greet them. The winch is broken. A call. Nothing. Experienced keepers Thomas, James and Donald have vanished. The lamps are clean and refilled; the table is laid for dinner. There is an upturned chair. Two sets of yellow oilskins are missing...The men were never found.
What's left when the light goes out?
Did You Know?
Some of the films locations in South West Scotland are filmed at Scotlands most southerly point at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. See more
The dog on the island disappears during all fight scenes and also during any scene in which an additional surprise human being appears on the island. See more