Member Blogs > Gothica BooksFilm review: The Innocents (12A) – Reviews – Films – The Independent

  • Mon, 16 Dec 2013 06:54:03    Permalink



    Revived as part of the British Film Institute’s celebration of all things Gothic, Clayton’s superlative 1961 adaptation of the Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw has a subtlety and nuance that few contemporary horror movies can match. Truman Capote’s screenplay (which takes its title from William Archibald’s 1950 dramatisation of the James story) is deliberately open-ended. We are left to make up our own mind whether something diabolical really is going on or whether it’s all the result of the feverish imaginings of the repressed governess Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr).

    via Film review: The Innocents (12A) – Reviews – Films – The Independent.

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