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The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  3 December 1995 (USA)
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TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of ... See full summary »

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TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of their former care givers. Written by Humberto Amador

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Helen Walker - Schatten des Bösen  »

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Flora: [to Mrs. Grose] Take me away from her! Take me away! Take me away!
[to Helen Walker]
Flora: I hate you! I hate you, you wicked filthy stinking bitch!
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Version of The Turn of the Screw (1959) See more »

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Prelude No. 4 in E minor Opus 28
by Frédéric Chopin
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Interesting turn, on Turn of the Screw..........
9 February 2001 | by (FL, USA) – See all my reviews

In agreement with the other comments, I too was skeptical with Valerie Bertinelli in the part of the governess in basically an all British film. But she was surprisingly very good. I also agree that this was a very scary movie. The effects were great, not overboard. The actor portraying Peter Quint was diabolical looking. Think about how difficult it is to act without being able to speak....very interesting. Diana Rigg, as always was great in her role. The children were okay, the boy had a tendency to squint, but when his eyes were open, he was a very handsome child. The film location was perfect for this type of movie, kind of pseudo-gothic. If you like horror, I would definitely recommend this movie.


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