The innocents

Format: Blu-Ray 2014
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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).
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 727.
Subjects James, Henry, -- 1843-1916 -- Film adaptations.
Governesses -- Drama.
Orphans -- Drama.
Supernatural -- Drama.
Haunted house films.
Ghost films.
Horror films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.] :The Criterion Collection,2014
Edition Blu-ray special edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Turn of the screw.
Contributors Clayton, Jack, 1921-1995, film producer, film director.
Archibald, William, screenwriter.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984, screenwriter.
Fennell, Albert, 1920-1988, film producer.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007, actor.
Wyngarde, Peter, 1927?-2018 actor.
Jenkins, Megs, 1917-1998, actor.
Redgrave, Michael, actor.
Stephens, Martin, 1948- actor.
Franklin, Pamela, actor.
Jessop, Clytie, actor.
Cameron, Isla, actor.
Mortimer, John, 1923-2009, screenwriter.
Auric, Georges, 1899-1983, composer.
Williamson, Lambert, conductor.
Dehn, Paul, 1912-1976, lyricist.
James, Peter, 1924-1997, set designer.
Clark, James, 1931-2016, film editor.
Francis, Freddie, 1917-2007, director of photography.
Shingleton, Wilfrid, art director.
Frayling, Christopher, commentator.
Bailey, John, 1942 August 10- interviewee (expression)
Francis, Pamela Mann, 1927- interviewee (expression)
McDonagh, Maitland, writer of supplementary textual content.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Turn of the screw.
Motley (Organization), costume designer.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, presenter, production company.
Cinemascope (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave, Martin Stephens, Pamela Franklin, Clytie Jessop, Isla Cameron.
Other Contributors Additional scenes & dialogue by John Mortimer ; music composed by Georges Auric ; conducted by W. Lambert Williamson ; lyric "O Willow Waly" by Paul Dehn ; set dresser, Peter James ; editor, James Clark ; costumes designed by Motley ; director of photography, Freddie Francis ; art director, Wilfrid Shingleton ; executive producer, Albert Fennell.
Language English
English dialogue with optional English captions.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the story "The turn of the screw" by Henry James.
Special features: Christopher Frayling introduction (by cultural historian); Commentary (features film scholar Christopher Frayling); John Bailey on Freddie Francis (new interview with cinematographer John Bailey about director of photography Freddie Francis and the look of the film); Between horror, fear, and beauty (new piece, cinematographer Freddie Francis, editor Jim Clark, and script supervisor Pamela Mann Francis discuss the making of the film); Trailer. Insert features an essay by critic Maitland McDonagh.
System Details Blu-ray ; region A ; widescreen (2.35:1, 16x9) presentation ; monaural ; requires Blu-ray player.
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded-out insert.
ISBN 9781604658996
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