Gripping, Not Bloody
It's an engrossing tale of deceit and revenge with no blood, no violence--not even much in the way of raised voices. But it's not sterile or sweet either. The Henry James story is artfully done, with Olivia De Havilland perfectly holding its center. Ralph Richardson, as her unsupportive father, is another plus in this outstanding production. In beautifully-photographed black-and-white.