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     January 24, 2020      #14-24 KDJ
 

Reel Talk: 'The Turning' less about answers, more

By Katie Walsh Tribune News Service

At the end of Floria Sigismondi’s “The Turning,” after all the credits had rolled, male members of the audience at a press screening were visibly and vocally upset. They were seemingly enraged at the film’s unwillingness to offer up a single definitive answer about the perceived haunting in this take of Henry James’ 1898 novella “The Turn of the Screw,” joining a century’s worth of questioners who have puzzled over the story of a young governess bedeviled by ghosts at her new job. Are these ghosts real, or is she just crazy? It’s an age-old question, but Sigismondi is confident simply not answering it, as frustrating as ...

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