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The Visitors (1988)

Besökarna (original title)
Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside. Frank is disturbed by mysterious sounds and somebody tears down the wallpaper from ... See full summary »

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(as Joakim Ersgård)

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(as Joakim Ersgård),
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kjell Bergqvist ...
Frank
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Sara
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Allan
Joanna Berglund ...
Lotta
Jonas Olsson ...
Peter
Patrik Ersgård ...
Brevbäraren
Bernt Lundquist ...
Civilpolis
Lena Lindblom ...
Expedit
P.G. Hylén ...
Polis i vägspärr
Mats Lundberg ...
Polis i vägspärr
Leif Grönvall ...
Demonen
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Storyline

Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside. Frank is disturbed by mysterious sounds and somebody tears down the wallpaper from the walls. He contacts a ghost-hunter, Allan. While conducting an experiment, Allan is killed, and Frank has to find out the truth himself. What's so special with the mysterious room in the attic? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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En svensk thrillerrysare

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Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

29 April 1988 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Visitors  »

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Budget:

SEK 9,500,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

[Allan sets up a sinister-looking laser machine in the living room]
Frank: Uh, are you sure you know what you're doing?
Allan: Of course! Hell, I built this thing myself!
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Straight forward, enjoyable, couple of creepy scenes
14 June 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

This is a straight forward, pretty simple ghost movie.

It has some real creepy, pretty scary scenes, and the haunty-stuff that happens to the family is cool, and well done. Pacing is good.

The movie is more on the quiet side, but doesn't really get boring.

Now, it is Swedish, and it is from 88, so some of the dialogue and acting is a little bit strange. But not in a way that makes it a drag to watch, though.

The first part of the movie is a little stronger than the second. And the best scary parts are in the beginning, rather than the end.

I find it very interesting that this is Swedish, a ghost horror movie, and made in 1988! If I were Swedish I would be proud of that!

Come on Norway, ghost horror movie please! Make me proud.


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