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The Innocents

4 Ratings: 4.0
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Genre: Horror, Action, Adventure
Release Date: December 25, 1961
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about The Innocents
review by . April 06, 2011
An extraordinary tale of evil and possession
"If I should die before I wake," says 8-year-old Flora, kneeling at her bedside, "I pray the Lord my soul to take. Miss Giddens," she asks her new governess, "where would the Lord take my soul to?"       "To heaven," Miss Giddens tells her.       "Are you certain," Flora asks.       "Oh, yes, of course, because you are a very good girl."       …
review by . June 22, 2009
Henry James was considered a great writer.  Of course, the writing style of the time was very verbose and probably somewhat difficult on modern readers.  James wrote one supernatural ghost story, THE TURN OF THE SCREW.  I enjoyed the book, but I will admit that I did have problems with the extremely verbose style James chose.  The story of a former governess and a former gardener, both now dead, planning to inhabit the bodies of two children so they can live again is scary on …
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