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The Turn of the Screw (1992)

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

Writers:

Henry James (novel), Rusty Lemorande
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patsy Kensit ... Jenny
Stéphane Audran ... Mrs. Grose
Julian Sands ... Mr. Cooper
Marianne Faithfull ... Narrator
Olivier Debray Olivier Debray ... Quint
Bryony Brind Bryony Brind ... Miss Jessel
Thomas Krygier Thomas Krygier ... Jenny's Father / Vicar
Doreen Mantle ... Doreen
Peter Whitman Peter Whitman ... Peter
Mickey Monroe Mickey Monroe ... Secretary
Anna Bolt Anna Bolt ... Anna
Laura Cox Laura Cox ... Laura
Sara Newman Sara Newman ... Sarah (as Sara Mansfield)
Albert Sasson Albert Sasson ... Psychiatrist
Tony O'Leary Tony O'Leary ... Geoffrey
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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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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for images of terror and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 1994 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Le tour d'écrou See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Excellent
25 December 1998 | by tomchickSee all my reviews

To me "The Turn of the Screw" is a very good movie. Patsy Kensit played the role of "Jenny" marvelously. The story is very entertaining and leaves you hungry for more. The ending was very unexpectedly, but that makes it very fascinating. The setting is very beautiful and right for the kind of story it tells. It may have gotten bad reviews but to me this is one of the best movies I've ever seen!


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