Mackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal PicturesMackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal Pictures
Mackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal Pictures

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The Turning film review: Henry James horror classic gets confusing and messy adaptation

  • This update of James’s 1898 ghost novella The Turn of the Screw proves an empty film that will leave cinema-goers mystified by the end
  • Despite good acting by a strong cast, director Floria Sigismondi lets things down with wayward directing

Topic |   European films
Mackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal PicturesMackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal Pictures
Mackenzie Davis in a scene from The Turning (category: IIB), directed by Floria Sigismondi, and co-starring Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince. Photo: Patrick Redmond/Universal Pictures
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