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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
When professor Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) travels to New York for a lecture, he's stunned to find illegal immigrants Tarek (Haaz Sleiman) and Zainab (Danai Gurira) living in his apartment. It comes out that it was rented to them by a swindler, and Vale feels sufficiently sorry for them that he invites them to stay. They get on well until Tarek is accused of jumping a subway turnstile and lands in a detention center. He risks being deported, and Vale does everything he can to prevent it.

Cast: Richard Jenkins , Hiam Abbass , Haaz Sleiman , Danai Gurira , Maggie Moore , Waleed F. Zuaiter , Amir Arison , Tzahi Moskovitz

Director: Tom McCarthy

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Overture Films

The Visitor (2007)

Release Date: April 11th, 2008|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • December 05, 2011 dbeerle
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    Poetry!!!!! Suberb movie....see it!

  • February 23, 2009 pe0ny13
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    I loved this movie... right to the end. Then, I was supremely annoyed. I expected the main character to do something other than be a self-absorbed pig.

  • October 28, 2008 moryswife
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    This is a very good movie. I caught the trailer a few months ago and I knew it was "I have to watch" this kind of movie. As a side note, when she says "real time, not arab time" was one of the funniest and truest statements I've heard

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