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The Visitors (1972)

Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are ... See full summary »

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Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they were in the same platoon. They also became opposed parties in a court martial - for a reason that Bill never explained to Martha. What happened in Vietnam, and what is the reason for the presence of Mike and Tony ? Written by Eduardo Casais <eduardo.casais@research.nokia.com>

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Every one wants to turn his back on violence until it knocks at his front door.

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11 September 1972 (Sweden)  »

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This is the first film ever made about Vietnam veterans an their return to civil life. See more »

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Referenced in The Sinister Saga of Making 'The Stunt Man' (2000) See more »

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Lute Suite #1
by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Performed by William Matthews, guitar
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Kazan's last good movie--to date
9 February 2001 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Slow and creepy, The Visitors is a very low budget story about two Army buddies, newly released from the stockade after serving their terms for rape, who drop in on the comrade responsible for their conviction. Very slow, but rewarding, and definitely worth a look as an unsung classic of 70s cinema.


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