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The Turn of the Screw (1992)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  8 June 1994 (France)
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A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what... See full summary »

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A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what they seem to be--in fact, they are possessed by the spirits of the evil Quint and his lover. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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...but when they were bad. They were evil.

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Rated R for images of terror and sexuality | See all certifications »
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12 September 2002 | by (Click on my name for over 500 horror movie reviews!) – See all my reviews

I have never had the pleasure of reading the story or seeing the previous film adaptions from which this movie is based on which probably explains why I liked this film so much. Anyway, the story is about a nanny (Patsy Kensit) who takes charge of a household for a strange man (Julian Sands- in a brief cameo appearance) and his even stranger children who seem troubled by some unknown terror. This is a frightening film with a slow pace that actually works in favor of the film. As a result of the slow pace the terror is allowed to slowly build up to a terrifying climax. Kensit does a respectable job in the lead role.

Rated R; Nudity & Sexual Situations.


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