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The turn of the screw

Author: Benjamin BrittenMyfanwy PiperRichard HickoxMark PadmoreLisa MilneAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A governess is put in charge of two mysteriously possessed orphans. Tensions spirals throughout this masterpiece of psychological terror as the nerves of the governess are strained to the breaking point.
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Genre/Form: Opera films
Film adaptations
Musical films
Music videos
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Britten; Myfanwy Piper; Richard Hickox; Mark Padmore; Lisa Milne; Catrin Wyn-Davies; Diana Montague; Nicholas Kirby-Johnson; Caroline Wise; Fiona Morris; Henry James; City of London Sinfonia.; BBC Wales.; Opus Arte (Firm); Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 9780769709079 0769709079
OCLC Number: 317899688
Language Note: Sung in English, with optional English, German, Italian, Spanish, or French subtitles.
Notes: Opera in 2 acts.
Program notes and synopsis inserted in container.
Originally broadcast as a television program in 2004.
Special features include: synopsis; cast gallery.
Credits: Television director, Katie Mitchell ; production designer, Alison Chitty ; director of photography, Nick Morris.
Performer(s): Mark Padmore (Quint) ; Lisa Milne (The Governess) ; Catrin Wyn Davies (Miss Jessel) ; Diana Montague (Mrs. Grose) ; Nicholas Kirby Johnson (Miles) ; Caroline Wise (Flora) ; City of London Sinfonia ; Richard Hickox, conductor.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; all regions; anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratio 16:9; NTSC; LPCM; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: music by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Myfanwy Piper adapted after the story by Henry James ; a BBC Wales production ; presented by Opus Arte ; producer, Fiona Morris.

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A governess is put in charge of two mysteriously possessed orphans. Tensions spirals throughout this masterpiece of psychological terror as the nerves of the governess are strained to the breaking point.

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