The innocents

DVD - 2014

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).

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Criterion collection ; 727.
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[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection [2014]
DVD special edition ; DVD edition ; widescreen
Item Description
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961.
Based on the story "The turn of the screw" by Henry James.
Special features: introduction by cultural historian Christopher Frayling; 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.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, 16x9) presentation; monaural.
Production Credits
Photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, James Clark ; music, Georges Auric.
Other Authors
Jack Clayton, 1921-1995 (film producer), William Archibald (screenwriter), Truman Capote, 1924-1984 (-), John Mortimer, 1923-2009, Henry James, 1843-1916