“The Jolly Corner”—episode six: A creepy inspiration for a very creepy episode. Here we go. In The Haunting of Hill House, Steven Crain gives this description of ghosts: "Ghosts are guilt. You come to me mechanically, compunctiously, with the dregs of your tenderness and the remnant of your life. © 2021 Condé Nast. I pity you, cause you have to live with him. She even lands in the moment the Lady in the Lake kills Quint, which could possibly be the house's memory itself. Because the young Flora can see the ghost of Rebecca Jessel and the Lady in the Lake, she places talismans of them in her doll house, tracking wherever they are. As is the case with Miles in The Turn of the Screw, Morgan of “The Pupil” dies at the end of the story, after his parents try to leave him in the care of his beloved tutor. That obsession ultimately manifests itself in a malevolent double whom Brydon finally encounters: “Horror, with the sight, had leaped into Brydon’s throat, gasping there in a sound he couldn’t utter; for the bared identity was too hideous as his, and his glare was the passion of his protest.” Brydon also describes the double as having a “rage of personality before which his own collapsed.” Which sounds like a fairly accurate description of the grotesque relationship between the two Henry Wingraves in this episode. And it’s waiting.”. As Jamie and Dani try to move on from the horrors of Bly, poor Dani remains haunted by the lady of the lake: “I feel her. Ghosts are regrets and failings. But really it's Henry, the Wingraves' uncle. Ad Choices, How nine Henry James stories inform Netflix’s densely packed follow-up to. He rings the manor hoping Flora will pick up. Despite waxing philosophical about the evil in men, Miles was doing his best to be expelled from boarding school and rejoin his sister back home at Bly. It’s very James for there to be no happy ending for our protagonist, but Flanagan and his writers put a slight optimistic spin on it. They also fear Dani will be attacked by the Lady, who killed Quint. Some, like the way Dani haunts Jamie for decades to come, can be downright romantic. Thinking the chest is cursed, Arthur sinks it in the lake. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Who’s to say. “The Way It Came” is a truly wild James story about a pair of long-distance pen pals, a man and a woman, who bond over the fact that they believe they saw their parents appear to them just before they died. "The Haunting of Bly Manor" Episode 8 may not be overtly Lynchian, but its implications are integral to understanding the finale. Actor Amelia Eve (Jamie) revealed in an interview with Elle that she and Victoria Pedretti (Dani) shot a scene that was not included in the series. The Turn of the Screw, which has already been adapted a number of times for stage and screen, tells the ambiguous and creepy story of an unnamed governess (Pedretti) who is commissioned by an absent, unnamed uncle (Hill House alum Henry Thomas) to move to Bly Manor in the country. Just before Dani's arrival, Hannah notices something strange about Miles, who's been acting out since returning from boarding school. We filmed that scene and we poured our hearts into it, we were both in tears, and Victoria and I held one another in the scene, but even once they had shouted "cut," we were still holding onto each other. The Bly Manor staff have submitted themselves to making things better for others. The narrator, who winds up engaged to the male half of this duo, becomes convinced her fiancé is in love with this pen pal given how much they have in common. In case you missed a few key details, here are some answers to Bly Manor's biggest mysteries and questions. But in episode four, we learn the real reason Dani is on the run. Hannah appears to be special, able to hop into other people's memories. A lot happens at the countryside mansion, with mysteries unraveling around housekeeper Mrs. Grose and the faceless Lady in the Lake. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. On the brink of bankruptcy, Perdita opens up a chest of dresses and jewellery Viola left to Isabel, intending to sell them. He asks her to help his bride fit in, in a way that would suit the wife of a lord. The Yellow Spectacled Spectre is the ghost of Dani's fiancé Edmund, who died tragically after Dani broke off their engagement. By the time he’s ready to bury the hatchet, it’s too late, and he dies in her arms with words of reconciliation on his lips. But in accepting Viola into her body, Dani dooms herself to Viola one day taking her over. All nine episodes of The Haunting of Bly Manor hit Netflix this weekend, just in time to send spooky-season chills all the way down your spine. To revisit this article, select My⁠ ⁠Account, then View saved stories. You love her as you’ve never loved, and, passion for passion, she gives it straight back! She's the daughter of the owner of Bly Manor, murdered centuries ago by her own sister, Perdita. Oct 9, 2020 EIKE SCHROTER/NETFLIX Netflix. Read more: Tenet: That ending explained and all your questions answered. Was it all a dream, a fantasy, or just a really good vacation? After she and Jamie move to start a new life in America, Dani increasingly sees visions of Viola in her reflection. One night, after Edmund discovers Dani doesn't want to marry him, they fight, leading to Edmund storming out of their car, right into an oncoming truck. But another element working in The Turn of the Screw’s favor is the erotic charge of the forbidden affair between the ghostly Bly employees and how their passion, whether supernaturally or psychologically, infects the governess as she remains both fearful and protective of her young charges. Before the Wingrave parents' deaths, Henry was having an affair with his brother's wife, Charlotte Wingrave, and Flora is in fact his daughter. Spoilers below for the entirety of Season 1 of The Haunting of Bly Manor, so be warned! We explain the ending, ghosts, and much more in Mike Flanagan's latest tv series for Netflix "The Haunting of Bly Manor. We’ll find out later that work is not exactly what Dani is running from—but the premise of an overworked person looking to get away from it all aligns perfectly with the protagonist of “The Great Good Place,” George Dane, who escapes an unmanageable workload to find himself whisked away to an idealized, quaint retreat where he finds happiness and clarity. I think there was just this beautiful feeling of catharsis for the both of us. But James’s story is about how memory and devotion to the dead keep them alive, in a way. But it’s also a nod to a James story about a man who erects a shrine to his dead fiancée, and all the other friends he lost along the way. But most times... most times a ghost is a wish." So quiet…so quiet…There’s this thing, hidden. As another famous governess once said, it’s a very good place to start. One is sick (but has a wardrobe to die for), and the other eventually gets the man (but literally dies for the clothes). The miniseries is Mike Flanagan’s follow-up to the surprise 2018 smash hit The Haunting of Hill House, which drew inspiration from Shirley Jackson’s eponymous 1959 novel. The title of the episode could quite literally refer to one of Hannah’s favorite spots in the Bly chapel. I know it’s there. The Haunting of Bly Manor comes to a satisfying conclusion in the ninth episode of the Netflix series, titled “The Beast in the Jungle.” There are spoilers ahead for The Haunting of Bly Manor . The Haunting of Bly Manor's Heartbreaking Finale, Explained. But all the stuff about the rules of being a ghost at Bly manor, the soaking wet lady of the lake, and Quint’s horrible parents has been added in. This could be extrapolated to the ghosts of Bly manor—including Hannah—who literally fade as the years go on and fewer survivors are left to remember them. In episode 5, Hannah hops through her memories, including her first interview with Owen. Okay. If you're still entwined in the tragic The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix, crank up the Newton Brothers' score, because there's even more to steep yourself in. Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy. This video will spoil all of Netflix’s “The Haunting of Bly Manor” so be warned! 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Is a Work of Art All The Ghosts In The Haunting of Bly Manor, Explained 'Bly' features a much bigger range of apparitions and scary visions than 'Haunting of Hill House.' While the dream-hopping that Hannah and the other Bly Manor ghosts experience doesn't happen in Hill House, one ghost is shown falling through time.. Nell Crain … Did I mention the spoilers? "We shot a scene where Jamie woke up, and she sees Dani leaving, and she gets her to stay. “The Beast in the Jungle”—episode nine: There’s no mystery as to who the titular beast is in this episode. Eventually, no longer able to endure her worsening state and abuse, Perdita smothers Viola with a pillow. That twist of the knife hangs over this episode as Owen finally works up the nerve to ask Hannah to run away with him to Paris—and we, the audience, know she will never leave Bly. The night Quint convinces Rebecca to move to America with him, he encounters the Lady in the Lake, who kills him. Hannah immediately reincarnates as a ghost, but continues to act like she's still alive, greeting Dani moments later. In James’s “The Two Faces,” a recently married British lord brings his very young, German wife to a woman he knows who is well-placed in English society. Classic James. “The Two Faces”—episodes three and seven: Ah, Rebecca Jessel and Henry Quint: a ghostly love story so nice Bly Manor told it twice. Now, Viola's faceless ghost emerges from the water at night, searching the manor for her daughter and killing anyone in her path, despite no longer having her memories. Just like Dani and Henry see their own personal spectres and supernatural doppelgängers, it's possible the ghost of Dani who looks over the older version of Jamie in the hotel room isn't the same ghost wandering the grounds of Bly. She rules you, she holds you, she has you all! In here. He’s later woken up. We don't actually find out what name Flora goes by as an adult, but "Flora" has always been her middle name. These supernaturally connected friends have never met in person and have only a third friend in common, the woman narrating the tale. So here’s a rundown of the stories—including The Turn of the Screw—that inspired Bly Manor and how, when considered together, they paint a vivid, if somewhat overstuffed, portrait of James’s particular genius. Ghosts are secrets. All products featured on Vanity Fair are independently selected by our editors. He convinces Rebecca to let him take over her body, but when he discovers he still can't leave Bly, he drowns her, turning her into a ghost. Something that’s touched on in The Turn of the Screw, and explored more in depth here, is the way in which the Jessel and Quint romance relates to class transgressions. Flanagan has given interviews shouting out a few spooky James tales he and his writers drew inspiration from. The pair, now dead, may be haunting the house, the children, or the governess herself. "I think Dani is always with Jamie," Pedretti told BuzzFeed, when asked if she thinks Dani's ghost had visited Jamie before. The most complex ghost story of Bly Manor is undoubtedly Hannah Grose, who lives among the Wingrave family as a ghost for most of the series. The Haunting of Bly Manor is finally out on Netflix and the nine-episode series has us obsessed. In the end she realizes her horror story is really a love story with au pair Dani Clayton, played by Victoria Pedretti, aka Nell in Hill House. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. T he Haunting of Bly Manor begins with Carla Gugino settling in to tell a long ghost story to a few wedding guests—which frankly, is the ideal way for all TV shows to start (take note, producers). [Spoilers] There are spoilers for the entire series here, so enter at your own risk. Warning: This post contains spoilers for The Haunting of Bly Manor. When Quint becomes a ghost, he starts to learn what he can and can't do, including that he can possess someone permanently if they invite him in. “No passion had ever touched him,” James reflects. The gap between Hill House and Bly Manor was two years. The governess eventually discovers that her predecessor, Miss Jessel (Tahirah Sharif), had an affair with a sinister valet named Peter Quint (another Hill House alum, Oliver Jackson-Cohen). Here she plays the older version of Jamie, who tells the story of Bly Manor (taking place in London, 1987) at Flora Wingrave's wedding reception (in Northern California, 2007). Or maybe it’s all in the governess’s head? All rights reserved. And that idea directly inspired Bly Manor Episode 8, which is a stunning hour of television. The following contains spoilers for every episode of The Haunting of Bly Manor. But there’s also the way that grief can bring two (or more) people together. Netflix and Mike Flanagan's horror series, The Haunting of Bly Manor, features several unsettling spirits that wander the halls of the English manor; one in particular is forced to remain in the attic. As Henry Wingrave promises Dani: “It’s a great good place, the manor.” Dani, making her last, desperate bid for the job, tells Henry: “I couldn’t be at home anymore.” She explains that her work with children had become too overwhelming for her. Honestly? But James’s The Alter of the Dead is also about love that comes too late, from the narrator’s long-lost love (who died before their wedding day) to the new woman he meets whom he cannot connect with, thanks to an old grudge he refuses to let go of. “For this was what passion meant; he had survived and maundered and pined, but where had been his deep ravage?” In the end, Marcher’s inability to feel costs him his love, and he finally realizes the tragedy of his life at her graveside: “He saw the Jungle of his life and saw the lurking Beast; then, while he looked, perceived it, as by a stir of the air, rise, huge and hideous, for the leap that was to settle him. "It comes in between the moment when Dani is about to strangle Jamie [under Viola's influence], and the moment when she leaves the next morning," Eve said. In James’s story The Jolly Corner, a man named Spencer Brydon returns to wander the halls of his boyhood home and becomes obsessed with the notion of who he might have been if he had stayed in America. After he returns to Rebecca as a ghost, he possesses her body and drowns her in the lake, so they can then take over Flora and Miles' bodies and start a new life. Viola falls ill with a lung disease, but refuses to let a priest move her spirit on. But Hannah's journey offers a sentimental connection to that idea. The Lady in the Lake is the ghost of Viola Willoughby, played by Kate Siegel, aka Theo from Hill House. The audience understands Dani is gay, but poor dead bespectacled Edmund (Roby Attal) has no clue. Read more: How Netflix's The Haunting of Bly Manor should have ended. That feels like a very musty idea that wouldn’t be out of place in a story from the 1890s, but the 1980s? Flanagan and his team are not nearly so heartless. From the awards race to the box office, with everything in between: get the entertainment industry's must-read newsletter. The faceless ghost of a Victorian Child Flora befriends also helps to shift their positions in the doll house. © 2021 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Dani learns the previous governess, Rebecca, killed herself in the nearby lake. The clearest inspiration in play here is James’s most famous ghost story, The Turn of the Screw; Flanagan brought back Hill House stand-out Victoria Pedretti to play the show’s haunted governess. Her origins are woven into the early history of Bly, beginning in the 1600s. 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However, this changes as she reimagines it. “The Pupil”—episode two: Miles’s unsettling mix of sweet and sinister is straight out of Turn of the Screw, and even his boarding school expulsion—a ruse, of sorts, to get back to his sister—is a plot point lifted from that book. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. She tucks Flora into happy memories of her mother, who gives her advice on how to make friends with a boy she keeps encountering, aka the Victorian Child. “The Way It Came”—episode four: We’ll get to episode three, which explores the romance between Miss Jessel and Peter Quint, a little later on. The result is a less obviously cheeky version of Hulu’s Stephen King mixtape Castle Rock. It’s just out of sight. This fun showcase for Henry Thomas sees his character trapped in his office with a menacing, smiling doppelgänger. By the final moments of The Haunting of Bly Manor's last episode, while all mysteries are solved, the answers are provided in a complicated manner. The series never makes it entirely clear whether this haunting is meant to represent mental health issues, though there are some indications that we’re supposed to take it as akin to suicidal depression in Dani. In the series, though, the governess and the uncle have names—Dani Clayton and Henry Wingrave—and instead of the 1890s, we’re in the 1980s. “The Great Good Place”—episode one: The first episode of the season takes its name from a James story that is even more ambiguously supernatural than The Turn of the Screw. Wanting to help him, she does as he says and follows him into the woods, where he pushes her down the well. The Haunting of Hill House already established that ghosts in The Haunting series experience time in a different way than the living. This releases all the trapped ghosts from Bly. Flora and her brother Miles don't want Dani to see the ghosts, because Rebecca and the ghost of Peter Quint have told them not to reveal their presence. Thankfully this heartbreaking ending has a silver lining. We dive deeper into the hiatus here. The Haunting of Bly Manor implies that dead people who interact with the living do so because they’re angry or still dealing with unresolved issues. They also only have partial memory of their time at Bly (only the good memories), making it easier to leave their lives in England behind. But The Haunting of Bly Manor is even less of a direct adaptation than Hill House. The Haunting of Hill House was released as a director's cut, including extra footage, so there's a chance the same will happen with Bly Manor. The same idea could be at play here, Jamie leaving the door ajar and filling the sink with water in the hope Dani would return to her. If ever the Burnout Generation were looking for a Henry James story to define them, this is the one. When older Jamie tells the story of Bly Manor, she changes the Wingrave children's names -- intentionally using Flora's middle name -- so they don't know they were involved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. In the book, the valet Quint violates a class boundary by romancing Jessel—who, like all governesses, is a lady. Especially alert viewers may have figured out the episode’s big twist—that Hannah has been dead all along—as soon as she started turning down any food or drink offered to her in episode one. The Haunting Of Bly Manor has glued viewers to their sofa this weekend, either out of fear or just purely being gripped by the twisted tale … The Haunting of Bly Manor ’s dream-hopping conceit allows the dead and the possessed-living to jump from memory to memory, reliving key moments of their lives. In other words, this is story of class transgression, bitter, broken hearts, ulterior motives, and betrayal. It tells the tale of two sisters who fall in love with the same man. Vanity Fair may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. While all his antics at school were his own doing, his creepy behavior toward Dani is down to Quint possessing his body. The only problem is that this well-placed English woman also happens to be his former lover, whom he jilted. Dani and the gang initially believe Quint's alive and calling the house to speak to Rebecca, not realizing she's dead. After almost strangling Jamie one night, Dani returns to Bly Manor and drowns herself in the lake, resuming Viola's wandering of the grounds at night. The Turn of the Screw: Let’s start at the very beginning. Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. This spooky, gothic Henry James story is adapted fairly directly. Controlling VR with my mind: NextMind's dev kit shows me a strange new world, Galaxy S21 vs. S20 vs. S20 FE vs. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. As I mentioned before, the foundation of the Jessel/Quint story can be found in The Turn of the Screw. You have to live with yourself, and he’s a shit-grinning fucking monster.”. "I believe that Dani's been with Jamie the whole time," Amelia Eve, who plays Jamie, said. So jealousy, possessiveness, and broken engagements are the resonant themes here. James was not shy at all about killing off his very young protagonists. The Haunting of Bly Manor is an American drama-gothic romance streaming … His eyes darkened—it was close; and, instinctively turning, in his hallucination, to avoid it, he flung himself, face down, on the tomb.”. That, sadly, is a class transgression. (I also don’t think it’s a coincidence in this story that all the Black and brown characters are “staff.”). Here are some answers to everything that happened in the Netflix horror. Whether that deleted scene is released or not remains to be seen. But The Haunting of Bly Manor is even less of a direct adaptation than Hill House. In the show, Father Stack (Jim Piddock) tells Miles: “Your well-being is my responsibility and priority moving forward.” That line could easily have come from Pemberton, whose fondness for his pupil is so strong he continues to work for the family even after they stop paying him. But if you know where to look, there’s an even easier guide: Each episode is named for a different Henry James story. But Miles’s close relationship with his boarding school teacher and their discussions of morality are right out of “The Pupil,” which tells the story of a neglected boy, Morgan, and his close bond with his tutor, Pemberton. He has to do this soon, because the ghosts at Bly all eventually lose their faces and memories. The lord assumes his former lover would be too polite to do anything but help, earnestly; he is very wrong. But I can feel it. James’s novella has endured thanks, in part, to its ambiguity, as well as its status as an early example of a now classic horror trope: spooky kids. Viola's spirit emerges and kills Perdita. James carefully doesn’t say, but Dane’s work is now all tidily done. The Haunting of Bly Manor was inspired by the work of author Henry James, including The Turn of the Screw, The Beast in the Jungle, and The Jolly Corner. The Wingrave children are likely around the same age as the actors -- 9 (Amelie Bea Smith) and 12 (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth), so when they move to America, they're still impressionable and can easily pick up the accent. I can renounce you, but I can’t share you; the best of you is hers; I know what it is and I freely give you up to her for ever! There's a lot to unpack here. Well, let’s just say the class structure had always been much more rigid in the U.K. Join Vanity Fair to receive full access to VF.com and the complete online archive now.nds. All of this tracks pretty closely with Bly Manor’s basic premise. That really stayed with me.". If you're still entwined in the tragic The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix, crank up the Newton Brothers' score, because there's even more to steep yourself in… A significant piece of imagery in Netflix's new horror story The Haunting of Bly Manor is a dollhouse, and the many different figurines that live … In Bly’s version of the story, it’s Dani herself, not Jamie, who is sacrificed to the beast as she returns to Bly manor and drowns herself. How does all that relate to James’s (very short) story “The Two Faces?” Loosely. When Dani first arrives at Bly Manor, she's greeted by housekeeper Mrs. Grose, who at this point is already a ghost. This empty angry lonely beast. “The Alter of the Dead”—episode five: Speaking, as we were, of Hulu’s Castle Rock, this brilliant standout episode centered on T’Nia Miller’s Hannah skips and loops through time—much like Castle Rock’s Sissy Spacek showcase, “The Queen.” But premise similarities aside, Miller makes this episode all her own with a charming assist from Kohli. John Marcher, the protagonist of James’s The Beast in the Jungle, is possessed with a similar fear-based anhedonia. Miles is of course being possessed by Quint. Dani's beautifully haunting love story has a few complicated knots. That fear increasingly stands in her way of enjoying anything. The English woman debuts the German girl to society in what James describes as a wicked, and unrecoverable display of bad fashion. Despite her betrayed trust, she agrees to his new plan of possessing the Wingrave children so they can be together, tucking the children away into happy memories of their parents forever. When it came time for the next installment in what could be Netflix’s answer to FX’s popular anthology American Horror Story, Flanagan and his writers turned to another master of dense psychological terror: 19th-century novelist Henry James. Just before he tragically dies abroad, Henry’s brother says: “And your self, Henry—your real self—is an evil shit. While her ghost remains there, anyone else who dies on the grounds is caught in her "gravity well," unable to move on. The crack she keeps seeing is a crack at the bottom of the well -- the last thing she sees before dying. The show may be about death and ghosts—but in the end, Bly Manor posits, not every haunting is bad. Later we discover this wasn't a suicide after Rebecca was spurned by her lover, Quint, who worked for the Wingraves as a driver. The Haunting of Bly Manor is based on Henry James's novella The Turn of the Screw, and each episode of the show is named after one of James's short stories. Nothing like that kind of guilt to drive you further into the 1980s closet. The biggest secret of Bly Manor was explained in episode 8,"The Romance of Certain Old Clothes." Dani and Jamie in The Haunting of Bly Manor. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Dani in The Haunting of Bly Manor, out now on Netflix. Flora realizes she's in a dream, because she relives the memories at her current age, instead of much younger. But the poignant too-late love story between Owen and Hannah—he’s a chef, she can’t eat!—makes for a heartbreaking hour of television. “You can’t count on the past,” says Owen (Rahul Kohli) early in episode 5 of The Haunting of Bly Manor, discussing his mother’s recent death from dementia. She marries Viola's husband Arthur and looks after her daughter Isabel. 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