The Turning is a 2020 American supernatural horror film directed by Floria Sigismondi and written by Carey W. Hayes and Chad Hayes. It is a modern adaptation of the 1898 ghost story The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince, and Joely Richardson, and follows a young governess in the 1990s who is hired to watch over two children after their parents’ deaths. Shortly after arriving, the girl’s degenerate brother is sent home from his boarding school. The tutor has some strange, unexplained experiences in the house and begins to suspect there is more to their story.