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The Visitor (2007)

The Visitor
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Haaz Sleiman Haaz Sleiman
Tarek
Danai Gurira Danai Gurira
Zainab
Hiam Abbass Hiam Abbass
Mouna
Marian Seldes Marian Seldes
Barbara
Maggie Moore Maggie Moore
Karen
Michael Cumpsty Michael Cumpsty
Charles
Bill McHenry Bill McHenry
Darin


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Thomas McCarthy Thomas McCarthy
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The Visitor

6 years, 9 months ago at Sep 6 1:58
4 votes
The Visitor is easily one of the most authentic takes on the illegal immigration issue to ever be presented in a film. As if that weren't enough of a triumph, this movie is also an excellent character study, thanks to a truly fantastic lead performance by Richard Jenkins and to a script that never succumbs to cliches, even when it has SEVERAL opportunities to do so. There's not a single moment of ... read more

A good movie

5 years, 5 months ago at Jan 15 13:26
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Since I saw Richard Jenkins in in 'Six Feet Under', I always had a weak spot for him. He usually shows up in supporting parts but he is always dependable. Here, he finay gets a lead part and was deservedly awarded by an Oscar nomination. I must admit it took me a while to get involved in the story. I mean, Jenkins and all the other actors involved were all pretty good but I didn't really care abou... read more

Beautiful and Heartwarming.

2 years, 9 months ago at Sep 21 9:57
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It was one of those days where i felt like i should watch an actual drama, drama that makes me feel something, and i'm glad i chose this movie.

Although the story is really sad, but i felt so good watching this movie, in fact i didn't want it to end, i don't remember watching a movie before that i didn't want to end, maybe because it was so heartwarming and beautiful, the movie was ... read more
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In a world of six billion people, it only takes one to change your life. In actor and filmmaker Tom McCarthy’s follow-up to his award winning directorial debut The Station Agent, Richard Jenkins (Six Feet Under) stars as Walter Vale, a disillusioned Connecticut economics professor whose life is transformed by a chance encounter in New York City. Through new found connections with virtual strangers, Walter is awakened to a new world and a new life.
Release date: 23 May 2008
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