• The Nightcomers (1972)

The Nightcomers

Release Date: 1972

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Based on the characters from Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" but set before that story, the film centers on Peter (Marlon Brando), a gardener at a remote country estate in England, who begins a kinky sexual relationship with nurse Miss Jessel (Stephanie Beacham). What they do not realize is that two children, siblings who live at the manor, Flora (Verna Harvey) and Miles (Christopher Ellis), have seen and taken to imitating their adult behavior, which will lead to trouble for all.

Cast: Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews, Verna Harvey, Christopher Ellis, Anna Palk

Director: Michael Winner

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Arco Embassy

Keywords: England, Growing up, Passionate, Fall, Sister, Dark

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Awards

Nominated Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1973)