|THE VISITORS (BESOKARNA) (director/writer: Jack Ersgard; screenwriter: Patrik Ersgård; cinematographer: Hans-Åke Lerin; editor: Martin Jordan ; music: Peter Wallin; cast: Kjell Bergqvist (Frank Eriksson), Lena Endre (Sara Eriksson), Johannes Brost (Allan Svensson), Joanna Berglund (Lotta Eriksson), Jonas Olsson (Peter Eriksson); Runtime: 102; MPAA Rating: R; producer: Håkan Ersgård; Vidmark; 1988-Sweden-in Swedish with English subtitles)|
|"The slow moving pic would have
fared better if it shot for complete comedy
instead of occasionally being a hoot."
by Dennis Schwartz
A Swedish horror pic
directed by Jack Ersgard ("Rancid"/"Justice"/"Living
in Peril"). It was his debut as director. It's
co-written by the brothers Jack and Patrik Ersgard.
The slow moving pic would have fared better if it shot for complete comedy instead of occasionally being a hoot. It's a wannabe The Shining, but without the depth of Kubrick's great film.
REVIEWED ON 7/25/2015 GRADE: B-
Dennis Schwartz: "Ozus' World Movie Reviews"
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