Wow, The Visitor is just so messed up. Imagine every freaky moment from every popular 1970s scifi film — then combine all those moments and have them acted out by bald alien children wearing cream. Now add a falcon. That's The Visitor, kind of. And we have an exclusive clip from the movie's new remastered re-release. Seriously it's just all kinds of fucked up.
This thirty-four-year-old movie is getting a new run at the theaters, thanks to Draft House Films who has acquired the film for a remastered rerelease. And here is an inside glimpse into the movie. Along with the trailer, which, WOOF.
In this unforgettable assault on reality—restored and presented uncut theatrically for thefirst time ever intheU.S.—legendary Hollywood director/actor John Huston (The Maltese Falcon; Treasure Of The Sierra Madre) stars as an intergalactic warrior who joins a cosmic Christ figure in battle against a demonic 8-year-old girl, and her pet hawk, whilethefate oftheuniverse hangs inthebalance. Multi-dimensional warfare, pre-adolescent profanity and brutal avian attacks combine to transporttheviewer to a state unlike anything they've experienced... somewhere between Hell,thedarkest reaches of outer space, and Atlanta, GA. The Visitor fearlessly fuses elements of TheOmen, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, The Birds, Rosemary's Baby, The Fury and even Star Wars creating the most ambitious of all '70s psychedelic mindwarps. Its baffling all-star cast includes Shelley Winters (Night Of The Hunter), Glenn Ford (Superman), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Franco Nero (Django) and Sam Peckinpah (director of The Wild Bunch).
For more screening information, head over to Drafthouse Films.