The Visit Reviews

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April 9, 2001
The effect of watching people grapple with emotional difficulty and trying to communicate with one another proves riveting.
March 19, 2001
Exceptional performances from a well-worn cast transforms The Visit into a remarkable healing process, using the medicine of family and faith to heal a tortured soul.
February 1, 2001
A prime example of a movie that has clearly been agonized over and loved, but to virtually no ultimate effect.
February 1, 2001
The acting carries the scenes and Walker-Pearlman's dialogue and screenplay make for an auspicious debut
February 1, 2001
Walker-Pearlman makes a striking first entry into feature films.
February 1, 2001
Some of the fantasy sequences play like a Hallmark Hall of Fame production, as does the overly sentimental ending.
February 1, 2001
The acting is magnificent across the board.
January 31, 2001
If you are open to a leisurely paced psychological drama which enters the mind of a very unhappy fellow, you might gain the same satisfactions as I.
December 15, 2000
January 1, 2000
The drama is very powerful, with layers of complexity seldom seen in this subject matter. In that regard, it puts "The Shawshank Redemption" to shame.
January 1, 2000
Ultimately, this is a story not just about the forgiveness of others but also about the forgiveness of oneself.
January 1, 2000
Sometimes we are surprised by the forces that serve as a catalyst for our deepening. . . . a profoundly simple and moving film.
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