- Original title
- Running time
- 99 min.
- United Kingdom
Truman Capote, William Archibald (Novel: Henry James)
Freddie Francis (B&W)
20th Century Fox
Horror. Mystery | Supernatural. Haunted Houses. Ghosts
- Movie Groups
Henry James Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- In Victorian England, the uncle of orphaned niece Flora and nephew Miles hires Miss Giddens as governess to raise the children at his estate with total independence and authority. Soon after her arrival, Miss Giddens comes to believe that the spirits of the former governess Miss Jessel and valet Peter Quint are possessing the children. Miss Giddens decides to help the children to face and exorcise the spirits.
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or/Golden Palm (Best Film)
: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films and Best Director
: BAFTA Awards: 2 Nominations including Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Drama Screenplay
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