The Visit

The Visit

Documentary film 83′, co-production, 2015

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The Visit is a philosophical exploration of our fear of strangers through the ultimate threat to our self-image: The discovery of Alien Intelligent Life.


Director & Script Michael Madsen
Director of Photography Heikki Färm F.S.C.
Editor Stefan Sundlöf
Sound Designer Peter Albrechtsen, Øivind Weingaarde

Producer Lise Lense-Møller / Magic Hour Films

Co-producers Michael Kitzberger / Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion

Andrew Freedman / Venom Film

Sami Jahnukainen / Mouka Filmi

Carsten Aanonsen / Indie Film

With Support From
Danish Film Institute

Nordisk Film & TV Fond

Austrian Film Institute

The Finnish Film Foundation

Norwegian Film Institute

The Irish Film Board

Filmfonds Wien

FISA – Filmstandort Austria

Land Niederösterreich

Section 481

Screen Scene

European Union MEDIA -programme

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