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The Visitor (2007)


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Movie: The Visitor (2007)

"In Connecticut, the widower and lonely Professor Walter Vale has a boring life. He teaches only one class at the local college and is trying to learn how to play the piano, despite not having the necessary musical talent. Walter is assigned to attend a conference about Global Policy and Development at the New York University, where he is to give a lecture about a paper that he is coauthor on. When he arrives at his apartment in New York, he finds Tarek Khalil, a syrian musician, and Zainab, a Senegalese street vendor living there. He sympathizes with the situation of the illegal immigrants and invites the couple to stay with him. Tarek invites him to go to his gig in the Jules Live Jazz and Walter is fascinated with his African drum. Tarek offers to teach Walter to play the drum. However, after an incident in the subway, Tarek is arrested by the police and sent to a detention center of immigrants. Walter hires a lawyer to defend Tarek and out of the blue, Tarek's mother Mouna appears at Walter's apartment from Michigan. He invites her to stay in Tarek's room and while trying to release Tarek, Walter and Mouna get close to each other and he finds a reason to live an exciting life again. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil"

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  • Country: USA
  • Credited cast : Richard Jenkins,Haaz Sleiman,Danai Gurira,Hiam Abbass,Marian Seldes,Maggie Moore,Michael Cumpsty,Bill McHenry,Richard Kind,Tzahi Moskovitz,Amir Arison,Neal Lerner,Ramon Fernandez,Frank Pando,Waleed Zuaiter


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