The Innocents

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"Apparitions? Evils? Corruptions?"
  • NR
  • 1961
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 7.8  (28,354)
  • 88

This film, starring Deborah Kerr, is based on the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. The story is set in England in the late 1800s and the plot centers on a young woman (Kerr) who is hired to be governess to two school-age children at an isolated country estate. The estate appears to be haunted by the ghosts of a former governess and gardener who seem to represent a threat to the children. The suspense is subtly built using suggestion and ambiguity rather than graphic or explicit scenes. As in the book, much is left to the viewer’s interpretation.

The Innocents
The Innocents
The Innocents

Trailer - 1 min 39 sec

Description
This film, starring Deborah Kerr, is based on the Henry James novella The Turn of the Screw. The story is set in England in the late 1800s and the plot centers on a young woman (Kerr) who is hired to be governess to two school-age children at an isolated country estate. The estate appears to be haunted by the ghosts of a former governess and gardener who seem to represent a threat to the children. The suspense is subtly built using suggestion and ambiguity rather than graphic or explicit scenes. As in the book, much is left to the viewer’s interpretation.

The Innocents is a 1961 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 88.

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  • Release Date
    1961
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 40 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (28,354)
  • Metascore
    88