Visitor Q (Bijitâ Q)
Visitor Q (Bijitâ Q) (2002)

Takashi Miike spins this black comedy about the most dysfunctional family on the planet. The film opens with a father (Kenichi Endo) -- a gung-ho TV reporter -- not only paying to have sex with his estranged prostitute daughter in an… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 26, 2002
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56%
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

If Herschell Gordon Lewis had adapted Eugene O'Neill, the result still wouldn't out-thicken the muck of Miike's anti-achievement.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

1/3 dark (really dark) comedy, 1/3 fetish pornography, and 1/3 just plain "Ewwwww!"

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It follows along the lines of Pasolini's more cerebral "Teorema" of the seduction of a dysfunctional family by a mysterious stranger.

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Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette

beneath all Miike's over-the-top absurdities lurk real feelings (inadequacy, alienation, repressed sexuality) that simmer away in most 'normal' families.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

The scandalous pinnacle of [Miike's] extreme cinema canon.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Jonathan Hutchings
It's hard to plainly say I "like" Visitor Q because its subject matter is so disturbing, but viewing it in the long, rich tradition of… More
Greg S
A bizarrely dysfunctional Japanese family--dad is a TV reporter on a break after being sodomized by interviewees on camera, mom is a heroin addict and part-time… More
Reid Volk
Typical family dysfunction taken to the nth degree. The fact that it is shot with video makes it all the more disturbing and gives a sense of realism to the… More
Arash Xak
A few interesting moments aside it's a boring shockfest, Watch Pasolini's Teorema instead, I even liked Ozon's Sitcom slightly better than this
Lee ?
Incest, sodomy, snuff, murder, necrophillia and breast milking are the order of the day in Takeshi Miike's deranged tale about a shattered, dysfunctional… More
Michael S
I've wanted to see this film for a long time, now I don't know why I bothered. I generally find Miike's films brilliant (The Bird People in… More