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The Visit (1964)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 September 1964 (Finland)
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 ... See full summary »

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Karla Zachanassian
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Serge Miller
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Anya
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Doctor
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Captain Dobrik
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Town Painter
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Mathilda Miller
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Bardick
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Innkeeper
Marco Guglielmi ...
Chesco
Jacques Dufilho ...
Fisch
Giorgio Sciommer ...
Hair Stylist
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Darvis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Inna Alexeievna
Mario Mandalari Andersen
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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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Version of Noche de teatro: La visita de la vieja dama (1974) See more »

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Ingrid, the BAD girl!!
26 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

Even though the movie itself wasn't that successful and some critics even stated that it was one of the greatest film-flops in the history of Hollywood and Ingrid Bergman's career, I can just say: Non-sense!!

Of course, it IS a challenge to see Ingrid, the lovely Ilsa Lund from Casablanca or funny Anna Kalman from Indiscreet, in the part of the revengeful BAD Lady but oh, what a GREAT challenge!! It is a pleasure to watch her unused cynical and sarcastic behaviour. Even though she starred Carla Zachanassian differently than the book-character, she does an awesome job. It's a pity that she didn't play more such "bad" parts, which she can realize just perfectly!!

A must-have for people who just think of Ingrid Bergman being GOOD from head to foot ;) ...


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