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Captain Dobrik
Romolo Valli ...
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Mathilda Miller
Claude Dauphin ...
Bardick
Eduardo Ciannelli ...
Innkeeper
Marco Guglielmi ...
Chesco
Jacques Dufilho ...
Fisch
Giorgio Sciommer ...
Hair Stylist
Fausto Tozzi ...
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Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and cunning, she has returned as a multi-millionaire for a visit. The town lays out the red carpet expecting big things from Carla, only to learn that her sole purpose is to see Serge Miller killed... Written by Dave Kocsis <david.kocsis@delta-air.com>

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"I want my lover killed..." She will corrupt a whole town to buy the death of the man who betrayed her!

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The New York production of "The Visit" by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, adapted by Maurice Valency, opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater (And starred Lunt and Fontanne) in New York on Nov. 29, 1958, ran for 189 performances and was nominated for the 1959 Tony Award for the Best Play. See more »

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a stunning and gripping tale
8 December 2005 | by (United States, CA) – See all my reviews

I really don't want to write a full technical review of the Movie. Suffice it to say it was a stunning and gripping tale.

It is a real shame this is not available commercially. Anyone with more information about who owns the rights to this film or it's current where abouts please let us know via additional posts I guess. It's a must see....

Bergman is compelling in her seamless performance. The film has an absurdist/existential feel to it almost like an extended high comedy with a taste of twilight zone. It has kind gestalt impact like Blue Angel and Children of Paradise.


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