- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Jack Clayton
- Written by: Novella: Henry James; Screenplay: William Archibald, Truman Capote, (additional dialogue), John Mortimer
- Cast: Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Pamela Franklin, Clytie Jessop, Isla Cameron
Simply put, one of the finest ghost stories ever committed to film. A shocking psychosexual/supernatural chiller adapted from Henry James's classic novel, The Turn of the Screw. Exceptionally ambiguous, it's unlikely to provide an obvious conclusion save that you'll want to see it again.
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Autumn/winter horror preview 2013: In Fear, VHS2 and Carrie3 Oct 2013
A Nosferatu reissue and Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones also among upcoming horror highlights
The latter end of the year feels like an ideal time for a horror movie round-up: hallowe’en is just round the corner, and the rapidly lengthening nights provide more unlit hours in which to wet yourself at the sound of a creaky door. That said, it is a…
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