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The Visitation (2006)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 2009 (France)
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The Visitation reveals a small town torn apart by supernatural events involving a mysterious stranger and his unsolved past.

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Robby Henson

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Frank Peretti (based on the novel by), Brian Godawa (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Donovan ... Travis Jordan
Edward Furlong ... Brandon Nichols
Kelly Lynch ... Morgan Elliot
Randy Travis ... Kyle Sherman
Richard Tyson ... Sheriff Brett Henchle
Ellen Geer ... Mrs. Macon
Joe Unger ... Matt Kiley
Priscilla Barnes ... Dee Henchle
Noah Segan ... Michael Elliot
James Horan ... Tall Man
Lew Temple ... Deputy Tommy Smalls
Hillary Tuck ... Darlene Henchle
Lin Ciangio ... Nancy Barrons
Leikos Leikos ... Max
Frank Clem ... Nevin Sorrell
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In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot survives a car accident without a single scratch; Travis's dog Max revives after being buried; a paraplegic walks; a wounded woman and her father with brain tumor heal. In all the events, three men wearing black were seen, and then the unknown Brandon Nichols claims to be Jesus Christ. The local population worships Brandon, while Travis and Morgan feel that something is wrong and conduct an investigation, disclosing that evil has possessed the dwellers. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Everyone has their demons

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, violence/terror and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Visita See more »

Filming Locations:

Visalia, California, USA

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Martin Donovan and Kelly Lynch previously costarred in the film At Last (2005). See more »

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After the man working in the church falls off the ladder and gets up, the ladder is standing up again. See more »

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man in store: He droped down out the sky like a steel bomb like Kapow
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A Town Possessed by Evil
27 January 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Antioch, the former Father Travis Jordan (Martin Donovan) lost his faith on God three years ago when his beloved wife was murdered and the criminals never found. Suddenly, miracles happen in the little town: the son of the newcomer and veterinary Morgan Elliot (Kelly Lynch) survives a car accident without a single scratch; Travis's dog Max revives after being buried; a paraplegic walks; a wounded woman and her father with brain tumor heal. In all the events, three men wearing black were seen, and then the unknown Brandon Nichols (Edward Furlong) claims to be Jesus Christ. The local population worships Brandon, while Travis and Morgan feel that something is wrong and conduct an investigation, disclosing that evil has possessed the dwellers.

"The Visitation" is a great film that begins like an episode of "X-Files" and has a very scary conclusion. The intriguing story is disclosed only in the end, when it seems that there is no more hope for the good against evil, and I am impressed with the imbecile associations with Christians that I glanced in IMDb. "The Visitation" is a great horror movie, no matter if you are atheist or religious, with a good story of the fight between good and evil. My advice is, if you like horror films, watch this movie and you will not regret. The flaw in the story is the accident with Michael Elliot, who stays safe and sound in the end. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O Visitante" ("The Visitor")


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