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Visitor Q (2001)

Bijitâ Q (original title)
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Kiyoshi Yamazaki / Father
Shungiku Uchida ...
Keiko Yamazaki / Mother
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The visitor
Jun Mutô ...
Takuya Yamazaki / Son
Fujiko ...
Miki Yamazaki / Daughter
Shôko Nakahara ...
Asako Murata
Ikko Suzuki ...
Sasaoka
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Storyline

A father, who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. "Q", a perfect stranger somehow gets involved and enter the bizzare family who's son beats his mom, who in turn is also a prostitute and a heroin addict... Written by Christian D <christian94@hotmail.com>

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The only thing stranger than this family is... Visitor Q. See more »


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Rated R for strong aberrant sexual and violent content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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26 November 2002 (USA)  »

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JPY 7,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

(at around 13 mins) When the visitor first knocks out the father, you can see the camera in the window as he looks through it in the direction of the camera. See more »

Quotes

Kiyoshi Yamazaki: This isn't a mystery of life! It's a shit!
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Referenced in Agitator (2001) See more »

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19 October 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I rented Visitor Q on DVD because I've seen Takashi Miike's name in the newspapers recently. I wanted to get a taste of what this guy was about before I saw any of his new movies. And you know what? When it comes to the criminally insane, Takashi Miike is KING!

Visitor Q is not something that i was ready for. At the very base, it is the story of a dysfunctional family trying to come together. But on the surface, I couldn't even begin to explain how INSANE this movie is.

I know I liked it because I was glued from beginning to end, and I was severely punished and rewarded at the same time.

This movie probably contains 5-10 fetishes in it, none of them which excite me in the least. However, I gathered that this movie was a huge metaphor for the need of a family to stick together and maintain closeness. Hopefully, you'll be able to hold back your vomit to discover this.

A definite 7/10


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