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Title:
The innocents
Author:
Clayton, Jack, 1921-1995, film producer, film director.
Edition:
DVD special edition.
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
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).
General Note:
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.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781604659009
UPC:
715515126915
Format :
DVD

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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).


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Capote takes on Henry James. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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