Visitors Synopsis
VISITORS reveals humanity’s trancelike relationship with technology, which, when commandeered by extreme emotional states, produces massive effects far beyond the human species.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Time slows to a near-standstill as the film peers into humanity’s troubled soul, glimpsed through the individual faces, which sometimes...
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The Dissolve

By Noel Murray
The film is a poetic and lulling mediation on humanity as some kind of ancient alien race, which Reggio means to isolate and examine, as...
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Time Out London

By Trevor Johnston
There’s much to ponder in a brave, defiantly idiosyncratic film that’s as mesmerising as it is unexpected.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
What Reggio’s ultimate point or conclusion might be is, as ever, left up to the viewer for interpretation. And while this is patently not a...
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Christian Science Monitor

By Peter Rainer
I’ve never been able to figure out if Reggio is an artist or a con artist. Perhaps, in some ways, he’s both. He has claimed in interviews...
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By Steven Boone
It's Glass who gives Visitors something like a structure, alternating between long, contemplative stretches and moments of ecstatic...
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Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
Godfrey Reggio's symphony of pristine 4K images doesn't add up to one grand epiphany, but an intermittent cluster of small ones.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Non-narrative films can be opaque in deep ways. Visitors slips into pseudo-profundity. That said, I’d see it again.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
In practice this mélange of imagery is aimed more at the inside of Reggio's head than anywhere else. Unless you are able to get on his...
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Village Voice

By Calum Marsh
Koyaanisqatsi was a marvel of smeared and kaleidoscopic light; Visitors is a dull etch of digital blacks and grays.
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By ArtHouseGuy65
Mesmerizing, Brilliant...

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Rated NR