Based on a play inspired by a true story, The Visit explores one man's search for understanding and redemption. With the help of a psychiatrist, convicted rapist Alex Waters (Hill Harper) charts a new course that changes forever the fate of those who love him and their memories of him. Written by
Written by Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers (as Richard Rogers)
Published by Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP) & Williamson Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by Joe Williams and the Basie Band
Courtesy of Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets See more »
The Visit tells the story of a inmate convicted of rape who is looking to a parole after 5 years in prison. In this time period, we watch as he gets visits from his brother, mother, father and an old friend. These visits and his parole board meeting are the strongest parts of the movie filled with good acting (in particular from Harper and Williams), but the film gets lowered due to un-needed dramatic cut-away edits and weird scenes outside of the prison which shouldn't be. Watchable for the redemption scenes, but has it's share of flaws along the way. B+ (just slightly)
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