Les Visiteurs du Soir
Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)

Supposedly a metaphor for Hitler's occupation of France, on the surface this is a fairy tale about Satan's determined interference between two lovers in fifteenth century France. Of course, like all fairytales, true love will always… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 5, 1942
DVD Release Date: September 18, 2012
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Tom Milne
Time Out

The dialogue gets increasingly lachrymose, and the slow pace begins to take its toll. Wonderful performances, though, and graced with an undeniable visual splendour.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

An eerie and often beautiful medieval fantasy parable.

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TV Guide

A lavish spectacle with a very simple love-conquers-all theme.

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