11/3/2021

The Visitor

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11/3/2021 | 8:00 PM

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The sci-fi/horror epic that 1979 couldn't handle. An intergalactic warrior joins a cosmic Christ figure in battle against a demonic eight-year-old girl and her pet hawk, while the fate of the universe hangs in the balance.

The Visitor is a head-spinning mishmash of The Omen, The Birds, Rosemary’s Baby, Star Wars and Close Encounters -- but even that barely hints at the fervor with which director Giulio Paradisi hurls his cast (John Huston, Glenn Ford, Shelley Winters, Franco Nero, Lance Henriksen and, yes, even Sam Peckinpah) into the cinematic void.

Just when you think you've nailed down which direction the film’s heading in, The Visitor shatters your notion of the time-space continuum with a blackhearted blowout of interplanetary possession, telekinetic avian assault, exploding basketballs and ecclesiastical laserstorms. (Giulio Paradisi, Italy, 1979, 108 min.)

Restoration courtesy of Drafthouse Films and the American Genre Film Archive.

Our goal is to ensure your visit to Lightbox is safe and comfortable. As we resume in-person events in the coming months, we will continue to follow the health and safety guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control as well as state and local officials. While preparing to attend a Lightbox program please note the following:

·Lightbox Film Center at UArts is a vaccine-required community, with few exceptions.

·All guests must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and must present proof of vaccination at the box office. CDC-issued vaccination cards are preferred, though photographic proof will also be accepted. Masks are required at all times.

·Lightbox will be operating at reduced capacity until further notice.

·Tickets to all screenings must be purchased in advance at https://lightbox-film-center.ticketleap.com/

The Visitor (1979) - HD Drafthouse Films Trailer [1080p] // Stridulum