- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 28, 2008
- Originally Released: 1980
- Label: Synapse Films
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Special Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 1.0 - English, French, Spanish
- Additional Release Material:
- Additional Audio Material: Isolated Music Score
- Audio Commentary: Simon Wincer, Director; Antony I. Ginnane, Producer
- Trailers: Trailer Gallery
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Galleries: Behind-The-Scenes Photo Gallery
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Description by OLDIES.com:
English, French, Spanish language options - A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible power in this startling, award-winning supernatural thriller.
A seemingly benevolent stranger holds a powerful senator and his family in a state of spellbinding terror. The stranger possesses miraculous psychic abilities.
Description by Ryko Distribution:
A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible power in this startling, award-winning supernatural thriller. Senator Rast holds a powerful government position, but he's no match to the extraordinary power of the enigmatic stranger who mysteriously comes to "visit" him. Possessing uncanny magical prowess and psychic abilities, the seemingly benevolent visitor quickly gains hold of the Senator and his family. When the visitor becomes aware of Rast's loveless family life, he uses his powers to gain control over the Senator's wife and son. Will these dark forces be Rast's undoing, or will the diabolical drifter finally meet his match'