.On this fashionable and atmospheric psychological thriller harking back to Henry James’s Turn of the Screw, a widowed English author brings a young, glamorous new bride to his bleak, remoted home in rural Spain. She soon turns into obsessed together with her 12-12 months outdated stepson, who she learns has just been expelled from school for mysterious offenses; while the boy enjoys, exploits, and feeds her rising paranoia about him. That he is a brilliant and lonely baby is apparent. However is he the victim of a neurotic girl’s overwrought creativeness– in Shakespeare’s phrases, the harmless flower, or the serpent underneath it?This is one of Britt Eckland's earlier movies and was largely ignored on launch within the UK, as it was support film for 'Don't Look Again', with Donald Sutherland.
The plot is convoluted and somewhat difficult to observe. Child of the Night Movie Ther is within the uncut version a substantial quantity of nudity, and on the time a sure controversy was a stirred up. Britt Eckland is commonly naked when the 12 yr outdated boy is present,on shot, and in a single scene, the boy sits in a chair and makes her carry out a full strip in entrance of him, her genital area solely obscured by the boy's head.
For nude rear scenes, a body-double was used for Britt Eckland's character, as was typically the case with Eckland..