Marlon Brando’s BAFTA-nominated performance dominates this atmospheric, sexually charged feature from a golden age of British horror, directed by Michael Winner and also starring Stephanie Beacham in her first major film role.
Visually stunning in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, The Nightcomers sketches a prequel to Henry James’ classic Gothic novella The Turn of the Screw, with Brando in typically compelling form as the servant whose disturbing, magnetic presence exerts a corrupting hold over the occupants of a country estate.
Following the deaths of their parents, Flora and Miles are left in the care of repressed governess Miss Jessel, and housekeeper Mrs Grose. But it is Peter Quint, the malevolent Irish servant, who truly rules the household; Miss Jessel, equally repulsed and fascinated by Quint, is drawn into a secret sadomasochistic affair with him, while Flora and Miles are increasingly in his thrall…
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