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The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995)

Unrated | | Horror, Thriller | TV Movie 3 December 1995
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 while possessed by Miss Jessel's ghost] Take me away from her! Take me away! Take me away!
[Then to Helen Walker while possessed by Miss Jessel's ghost]
Flora: I hate you! I hate you, you wicked filthy stinking bitch!
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Version of Le tour d'écrou (2001) See more »

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Prelude No. 4 in E minor Opus 28
by Frédéric Chopin
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Is it just me???
27 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is it just me or is this almost a scene-for-scene remake of The Innocents? I know that they're both based on the same story. But dialog is similar, scenes are similar. Only thing that's not similar is that The Innocents is a high-class, beautifully shot, well-acted production. I found this one to be cheap and poorly played. Valerie Bertinelli doesn't really belong in period pieces. She doesn't have a period look. She doesn't have a period voice. Diana Rigg, however, is pretty great (as usual). She always turns in amazing performances and her Mrs. Gross is no exception. Everyone else though is lackluster and kind of boring. And, adding to the pile, it really drags. It just kind of lays there like a dead fish.


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