The Turning – USA, 2019

The Turning is a 2019 supernatural horror film directed by Floria Sigismondi (Hemlock Grove and many music videos) from a screenplay by Carey W. Hayes and Chad Hayes (The Conjuring; House of Wax [2005]),based on Henry James’ 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. The Amblin Entertainment / Vertigo Entertainment production stars Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince

Kate, a young governess, is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents…

The Turning is scheduled to be released on February 22, 2019.

Cast and characters:

  • Mackenzie Davis … Kate
  • Finn Wolfhard … Miles – IT; Stranger Things
  • Brooklynn Prince … Flora
  • Mark Huberman … Bert
  • Barbara Marten … Mrs. Grose
  • Niall Greig Fulton … TBC
  • Denna Thomsen … TBC


Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw has previously been used as the basis for films The Innocents (1961) and The Nightcomers (1972), amongst many other adaptations.




Categories: 2019, adaptation of a novel, ghost, supernatural

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