Deborah Kerr stars as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges. A psychosexually intensified adaptation of Henry James's classic The Turn of the Screw, co-written by Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and directed by Jack Clayton (Room at the Top).
|Series||Criterion collection ; 727.|
-- Film adaptations.
Governesses -- Drama.
Orphans -- Drama.
Supernatural -- Drama.
Haunted house films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Irvington, New York?] :The Criterion Collection,2014
|Other Titles|| Turn of the screw.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984, screenwriter.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007, actor.
Wyngarde, Peter, 1927?-2018 actor.
Redgrave, Michael, actor.
Jenkins, Megs, 1917-1998, actor.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Turn of the screw.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Cinemascope (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins.
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on The turn of the screw by Henry James.
Special features include: introduction by cultural historian Christopher Frayling; audio commentary featuring Frayling; new interview with cinematographer John Bailey about director of photography Freddie Francis and the look of the film; new piece on the making of the film; trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.