14 - The Turn of the Screw

A film of the opera The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten with libretto by Myfanwy Piper after a short story by Henry James. A young governess arrives at an old country house to look after two orphans who live alone with their housekeeper. A chilling tale unfolds as she experiences strange encounters with the ghosts of the previous valet and governess. She soon finds herself engaged in a desperate battle to save the souls of the children and to protect them from evil.

OperaGlass Works
United Kingdom
Directed by
Selina Cadell, Eliza Thompson and Dominic Best
Jim Ashcroft
110 minutes
Year of production