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The Visitor

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The Visitor

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
104 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/11/08
performer:
Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Marian Seldes
director:
Thomas McCarthy
distributor:
Overture
author:
Thomas McCarthy
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it an A-

If it weren’t for an immigrant couple he befriends in New York, Walter (Jenkins) might have lived the rest of his life devoid of rhythm — literal and metaphorical. Even without The Visitor‘s plentiful EXTRAS (including commentary from director Tom McCarthy and deleted scenes), this slow, quiet drama is packed with meaning. A-