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 »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Susan and Mark move to a seaside town to buy an old house and open an inn. They came to look at one house, but Susan is inexplicably drawn to another. The house is high on a cliff ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Klenhard
Stars: Ally Sheedy, William R. Moses, Lucinda Weist
The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie 1974)
Horror | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An English governess is hired to take care of two adorable orphans, who turn out to be not exactly what they seem to be.

Director: Dan Curtis
Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Megs Jenkins, John Barron
Murder of Innocence (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. She goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Stephen Caffrey, Graham Beckel
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: Rusty Lemorande
Stars: Patsy Kensit, Stéphane Audran, Julian Sands
The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.

Director: Ben Bolt
Stars: Caroline Pegg, Jodhi May, Colin Firth
The Uninvited (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Inspired by true events. After Patti Johnson gives birth to a still-born child, she and her husband try to forget the tragedy. They move into a new house, but a number of supernatural ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Beau Bridges, Shirley Knight
Taken Away (TV Movie 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When Stephanie's daughter, Abby, is injured at home, Stephanie finds Abby taken away by the courts. With the help of her lawyer Mr. Lombardi, she does everything in her power to get Abby back.

Director: John Patterson
Stars: Kimberly Adams-Galligan, James Arone, Valerie Bertinelli
The Evil (1978)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A doctor buys a Civil War era dilapidated mansion and hires a few friends to fix it up but the mansion is haunted.

Director: Gus Trikonis
Stars: Richard Crenna, Joanna Pettet, Andrew Prine
In a Child's Name (TV Movie 1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.

Director: Tom McLoughlin
Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Michael Ontkean, Timothy Carhart
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Director: Nick Millard
Stars: Elaine Corral Kendall, Priscilla Alden, Walter Dickhaut
What She Doesn't Know (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A new attorney in the D.A.'s office parlays a childhood friendship with a protected witness into a huge career leap and, in doing so, discovers more than she bargained for.

Director: Kevin James Dobson
Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, George Dzundza, Peter Dobson
The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie 2009)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A naive and sexually repressed young governess is haunted by the ghosts of previous occupants of a mansion.

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Michelle Dockery, Eva Sayer, Josef Lindsay
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Helen Walker
Florence Hoath ...
Aled Roberts ...
...
Barnaby
...
Edward Goffe
Christopher Guard ...
...
...
Miss Jessel (as Elizabeth Morton)
Tricia Thorns ...
Peggy
Aisling Flitton ...
Connie
Flip Webster ...
Alice
Mark Longhurst ...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Helen Walker - Schatten des Bösen  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

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!
See more »


Soundtracks

Prelude No. 4 in E minor Opus 28
by Frédéric Chopin
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Lady In A Crinoline Kicks Evils Ass
30 August 2002 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

Henry James' classic ghost story 'Turn of the Screw' has previously been the basis of other enjoyable films - the prequel 'The Nightcomers' starring Marlon Brando and Stephanie Beacham and black and white 1956 classic 'The Innocents' starring the peerless Deborah Kerr.

This is not a supernatural movie for lovers of hack and slash; it moves at the stately pace of a lady in full Victorian dress, but is still a powerful story about the confrontation between good and evil.

The story chronicles the fight of a young governess of the power of evil emanating from beyond the grave to corrupt her two young pupils. The evil concerned is understated and all the more powerful for that.

Valerie Bertinelli emulates Deborah Kerr in facing her eldrich adversaries with dignified gentility and her consequent vulnerability enhances appreciation of her courage; perhaps ultimately this is a movie about the spiritual power of women overcoming the crude, physical power of men. The subtext concerns the conflict between spirituality and materialism - much of the power of the corruption encountered stems from the strong sexuality and lust for physical gratification of the evil Peter Quint (The Nightcomers is blatant in portraying this dimension of the story and suffered critically as a result)

If your tastes in supernatural movies is for subtle horrors glimpsed rather than up front blood and rampage, you'll like this film

Lady in a Crinoline 1 Evil Dead 0 8 spinechilling marks out of 10


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
ANYONE OUT THERE???!!! clovergirl78
The song buffysummersk
Copy bthcrlsol
My TOTS channel on Youtube emily_bronte2000
Discuss The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?