Prequel to the Henry James classic "Turn of the Screw" about the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the the slow corruption of the children in their care.
Two Children. Two Adults. One Unspeakable Crime.
Did You Know?
Winner loves Brando. "He took acting, which was basically stage oriented and he turned it into behavior." He adds that Brando's been imitated since by the likes of Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman. See more
If you love someone, you want to kill them.
For its original UK cinema release the film was heavily cut by the BBFC and removed most of the shots of the bound Miss Jessel during the sexual bondage scenes. Later video and DVD releases were fully uncut. See more
Referenced in Brando