Presence of Mind

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Presence of Mind
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Directed byAntoni Aloy
Produced by Enrique Cerezo
Written byAntoni Aloy
Barbara Gogny
Mitch Brian
Based on The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
Starring Sadie Frost
Lauren Bacall
Harvey Keitel
Jude Law
Music byÁngel Illarramendi
Robb Navrides
CinematographyAntoni Aloy
David Carretero
Edited byBela María da Costa
Richard Halsey
Distributed byCargo Films
Columbia TriStar Films de España S.A.
Enrique Cerezo Producciones Cinematográficas S.A.
Release date
  • September 1999 (1999-09)(Deauville Film Festival)
  • April 20, 2001 (2001-04-20)(Spain)
Running time
94 minutes
CountrySpain
United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$3,000,000 (est.)

Presence of Mind is a 1999 Spanish-American drama film directed by Antoni Aloy. The film is based on the 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. A woman is hired to watch over two recently orphaned children, Flora and her brother Miles (played by Nilo Mur). The woman starts seeing ghosts and the children begin some very peculiar and disturbing behavior.

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