The Visitor (1979)When it is no secret that the 8 year-old girl Katy Collins is no ordinary but a special one with telekinetic powers; her soul becomes the prize in a fight between forces of God and the Devil.Keywords:
Actors of "The Visitor (1979)"
Directors of "The Visitor (1979)"
Giulio ParadisiBirthdate: 21 March 1934, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Creators of "The Visitor (1979)"
Critic Reviews of "The Visitor (1979)"
Arizona RepublicJanuary 16, 2014
It's weirdly compelling.
Boston GlobeNovember 21, 2013
[It wows] cult fans, connoisseurs of the absurd, and cinephiles intrigued by the evolution of the sci-fi and horror genres in the '70s and '80s.
Film.comNovember 08, 2013
Perhaps the most fun you can have in a movie theater without risking permanent brain damage.
Village VoiceNovember 05, 2013
The great surprise is how, consistency be damned, these individual sequences fascinate.
Seanax.comJuly 16, 2016
The Visitor... is not the first Exorcist knock-off to come out of the Italian genre factory. It may, however, be the least coherent.
Grolsch Film WorksSeptember 01, 2014
Lysergically painted-and-composited backgrounds & lo-fi light shows bring a striking if cheesy otherworldliness to the film's alien elements; and the film's cosmic duels are carried out neither with fire and brimstone nor laser guns....
The Ooh TrayAugust 25, 2014
It's a visitor from another world of filmmaking.
Under the RadarAugust 18, 2014
It's far from the cerebral fare it was meant to be, but for fans of foreign knock-offs and impressively weird b-movies, The Visitor is a must-see.
Ozus' World Movie ReviewsJuly 16, 2014
Never makes much sense even when it at times seems to make some sense.
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)March 24, 2014
The movie suggests that contrary to Cassius' claim, the fault is not in ourselves but in our stars -- that, as the paranoid and psychotic have suspected, our unhappiness is the collateral damage of an eternal and cosmic struggle.
Parallax ViewMarch 10, 2014
Paradisi may not have a clue about directing actors... but he has picked up a few tricks from Argento on how to move a camera and from Fulci on how to stage a supernatural freak-out.
The DissolveMarch 03, 2014
The Visitor doesn't come close to answering all the questions it raises, but that's the film's M.O.: If nothing makes sense, then nothing is off limits.
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