The Turning Script

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Director:Floria Sigismondi
Written by:Carey Hayes (Screenplay), Chad Hayes (Screenplay), Henry James (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A young woman quits her teaching job to be a private tutor (governess) for a wealthy young heiress who witnessed her parent's tragic death. Shortly after arriving, the girl's degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplainable experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.

Washington Square Script

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Director:Agnieszka Holland
Written by:Henry James (Novel), Carol Doyle (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only because of her inheritence.

Daisy Miller Script

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Director:Peter Bogdanovich
Written by:Henry James (Writer), Frederic Raphael (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In this comedy of manners, the American Winterbourne tries to figure out the bright and bubbly Daisy Miller, only to be helped and hindered by false judgments from their fellow friends.

The Heiress Script

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Director:William Wyler
Written by:Henry James (Novel), Augustus Goetz (Theatre Play), Ruth Goetz (Screenplay), Augustus Goetz (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Dull and plain Catherine lives with her emotionally distant father, Dr. Sloper, in 1840s New York. Her days are empty -- filled with little more than needlepoint. Enter handsome Morris Townsend, a dashing social climber with his eye on the spinster's heart and substantial inheritance.

The Innocents Script

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Director:Jack Clayton
Written by:Henry James (Novel), William Archibald (Screenplay), Truman Capote (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

The Portrait Of A Lady Script

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Director:Jane Campion
Written by:Laura Jones (Screenplay), Henry James (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an art enthusiast. However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

Golden Bowl Script

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Director:James Ivory
Written by:Henry James (Novel), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Writer), Henry James (Writer)

Script Synopsis:An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful American expatriate and an impoverished Italian aristocrat, are entangled with one another in a romantic intrigue of seduction and deceit.