Rent Britten: The Turn of the Screw on DVD

Britten: The Turn of the Screw

1990 Rated NR 1hr 48m

In Benjamin Britten's operatic adaptation of Henry James' masterwork, a naive governess (Helen Field) arrives at a country manor and soon discovers that it holds a murky secret involving her charges and two ghostly servants who wield a sinister influence on them. The taut, atmospheric production also stars Sam Linay, Machiko Obata, Menai Davies and Phyllis Cannan, with the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra providing accompaniment.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Spanish (Neutral), English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: PCM Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.