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The Visitor

10 years, 1 month ago at Sep 6 1:58
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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

Beautiful and Heartwarming.

6 years, 1 month 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

A good movie

8 years, 9 months ago at Jan 15 13:26
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Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this flick, I was quite eager to check it out. Furthermore, ever since I saw Richard Jenkins in 'Six Feet Under', I always had a weak spot for him and it was pretty neat so him playing the lead for once. Op top of that, in the process, he even received Oscar nomination which was completely deserverd. Still, I must admit that it took me a while to ... 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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