The Nightcomers

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The Nightcomers ★ 1972 (R)

A pretend “prequel” to Henry James's “The Turn of the Screw,” wherein an Irish gardener trysts with the nanny of two watchful children who believe that lovers unite in death. Don't be fooled: stick to the original. 96m/C VHS . GB Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews, Christopher Ellis, Verna Harvey, Anna Palk; D: Michael Winner; W: Michael Hastings; C: Robert Paynter; M: Jerry Fielding.