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The Turning (2020)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 24 January 2020 (USA)
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A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after their parents' deaths. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw."

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Floria Sigismondi

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Carey W. Hayes (as Carey Hayes), Chad Hayes | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mackenzie Davis ... Kate Mandell
Finn Wolfhard ... Miles Fairchild
Brooklynn Prince ... Flora Fairchild
Barbara Marten Barbara Marten ... Mrs. Grose
Joely Richardson ... Darla Mandell
Niall Greig Fulton ... Quint
Denna Thomsen ... Jessel
Kim Adis ... Rose
Darlene Garr Darlene Garr ... Holly
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Storyline

A young woman quits her teaching job to be a private tutor (governess) for a wealthy young heiress who witnessed her parent's tragic death. Shortly after arriving, the girl's degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplainable experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.

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Watch the Children With Care.

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror, violence, disturbing images, brief strong language and some suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Turning See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,950,045, 26 January 2020

Gross USA:

$15,376,785

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,106,153
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is one of two adaptations of Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw" that will be released in 2020. The other is the second season of Netflix's "The Haunting of Hill House" series by Mike Flanagan, which will now be called "The Haunting of Bly Manor". Both adaptations are produced by Amblin Entertainment. See more »

Quotes

Kate: Where were you hiding?
Flora: Like I'd tell.
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Turning (2020) See more »

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"The Turning" Title is for the state of my stomach for 94 minutes and my head for 2 hours afterward
25 January 2020 | by patrickullmerSee all my reviews

I loved the book "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James. I was expecting this film to be cliched, to be weak in horror and heavy in jumpscares- but I did not expect it to be as bad as it turned out being. It moves too slow, is riddled with too many jumpscares, and tries to be smart by adding a twist at the ending and twisting that twist with another twist twice. Utterly disappointing. Mackenzie Davis deserves much better for her career.


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