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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
Alex Waters (Hill Harper) has been convicted of rape and sentenced to 25 years in prison, although he maintains he is innocent. Alex is up for parole, dying of AIDS and seeking redemption. As a psychiatrist (Phylicia Rashad) helps him reconcile with his past, he receives visits from the important figures in his life: his older brother (Obba Babatunde), his authoritarian father (Billy Dee Williams) and his loving mother (Marla Gibbs). As he works past his anger, Alex evolves into a new man.

Cast: Hill Harper , Obba Babatunde , Rae Dawn Chong , Billy Dee Williams , Marla Gibbs , Phylicia Rashad , Talia Shire , David Clennon

Director: Jordan Walker-Pearlman

Genres: Drama

The Visit (2000)

Release Date: January 1st, 2000|1 hr. 47 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A spare and moving study of regret and redemption, marked with chilling truths about a life behind bars. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The actors seem exhilarated. show more

  • 48
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Sentenced its audience to a maudlin death. show more

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