This known story deals with a governess played by Sadie Frost, who is assigned to care at a far mansion two children named Miles : Nilo Mur or Nilo Zimmerman , and his younger sister Flora : Ella Jones . She is hired by the uncle, the Master : Harvey Keitel, of the neglected kids. There is also a house keeper : Lauren Bacall , who knows about the past of the kiddies and the sinister mansion. As their souls have been possessed by dark forces . Then , there appears two creepy ghosts , Fosc : Agustín Villaronga and Jessel : Danica, the former and deceased workers who are corrupting the strange and innocent siblings.
Yet another renditíon full of chilling, and mysterious happenings about two brothers possessed by a sinister and uninamaginable evil . Being based on Henry James classic novel, including drama , tension , intrigue and frightening elements . It packs a lot of suspense, adequate suggestion and terror incidents. The film displays glamorous costumes by the prestigious and Oscarized designer Ivonne Blake as well as gorgeous cinematography by David Carretero and splendid interior and exteriors, being shot on location in island of Majorca . Furthermore , an eerie and suspenseful musical score by Angel Illaramendi . This academic and decent motion picture was well produced by Enrique Cerezo, Gil Carretero and professionally directed by Antonio Eloi. This is his only film, previously directed shorts and wrote the film El Mar directed by Agusti Villaronga who here plays a feared role as Fosc.
Other adaptations about The turn of Screw are the following ones : the best and classic The innocents 1961 by Jack Clayton with Deborah Kerr , Pamela Franklyn , Martin Stephens . A prequel titled Nightcomers 1971 by Michael Winner with Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Harry Andrews. Turn of the Screw 1974 by Dan Curtis with Lynn Redgrave, Eva Griffith . Otra vuelta de tuerca 1985 by Eloy de la Iglesia with Pedro Maria Sanchez, Queta Claver. Turn of the Screw 1989 by Graeme Clifford with Amy Irving , David Hemmings. 1992 version by Rusty Lemorande with Patsy Kensit , Julian Sands , Stephanie Audran . 1999 remake by Ben Bolt with Jodhi May , Pam Ferris , Colin Firth .