The Innocents

The Innocents
  • 1961
  • UK
  • 1h 39min
  • 12A
  • 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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