A wealthy bachelor hires a new governess, Miss Giddens, to take care of his orphaned niece and nephew. He has no time to take care of them and wishes to keep his freedom. As Miss Giddens arrives to the house she starts to get to know the children and adapt to her new job. However she is starting to believe the house is haunting and effecting the children's behavior.

Directed by Jack Clayton.

The film was released The Criterion Collection in 2014.