The Turning house is actually located in Ireland: Where was The Turning filmed?

The Turning location where the horror movie was shoot in Ireland
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Killruddery House in County Wicklow, Ireland, serves as the perfect eerie backdrop for The Turning, the new horror movie directed by Floria Sigismondi. The Italian-Canadian filmmaker is a veteran director of music videos for big names including Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Leonard Cohen, Katy Perry and David Bowie. She also was in charge of two episodes of The Handmaid's Tale and American Gods TV series.  Steven Spielberg is also involved in this project as executive producer.

The plot of The Turning revolves around a mysterious house in the Maine countryside (Maine is the Stephen King's state where many of terror movies, series and books are set). A newly appointed nanny is charged with the care of two peculiar orphans, Flora and Miles, after the deaths of their parents. Obviously they are not gonna spend the evenings happily, hunting pokémons in the garden and having cookies with tea. The house is almost a character too, full of dark rooms, secrets and a terrifying haunting tale.

As IMDb reports, this is one of two adaptations of the 1898 Henry James Gothic novel The Turn of the Screw that this year 2020 will make us quake in our boots. The other is the return of the awaited excellent Netflix's series The Haunting of Hill House by Mike Flanagan, which will now be called for the second season The Haunting of Bly Manor.

The main cast of The Turning is led by Mackenzie Davis as the troubled babysitter Kate. She appeared in Terminator: Dark Fate, The Martian, Blade Runner 2049, The F Word and co-starred in the popular San Junipero episode of the television series Black Mirror. Rising star Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler from Stranger Things series), plays Miles and young actress Brooklynn Prince (The Florida Project) is Flora. Joely Richardson (Red Sparrow, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is the blond Demoness. This is the filming location in Ireland of The Turning movie:

The Turning house location

The Turning house
The Turning mansion is the Killruddery House, a magnificent 17th century country house, some 12 miles south of Dublin. The Orangery, inspired by the style of the Crystal Palace in London, was designed and built by William Burns in 1852. This 800-acre estate contains a lot of history: it was established in 1618 by the fourth and sixth Earls of Meath, and nowadays it stil belogns to the same family, the current 15th Earl of Meath and Lord and Lady Ardee - so don't be surprised if the ghosts of their ancestors are showing up on camera at some point.
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The Turning filming location
The Killruddery House is a tourist attraction that hosts one of Ireland’s most renowned gardens. It is filled with a beautiful flowering woodland, high-hedged pathways, a natural amphitheater area, the Long Ponds and a Walled Garden. The estate features several events and outdoor concerts through the year, including the  annual Groove Festival. Most of the interiors were also filmed in the house. The Turning film location was also featured in several productions like the Far and Away (1992), Angela’s Ashes (1999) and The Tudors (2007). More recently it was the Widow and the Butterflies Sanctuary of the AMC post-apocalyptic Kung Fu western Into the Badlands. Pictured, a scene filmed in the round pound called the Beech Circle. Some areas appearing in the movie are shaped to create a maze-like walk that frame the 19th Century statues. By the way that the movie has nothing to do with The Turn House restaurant in Columbia, Maryland. Image courtesy of Universal Pictures and It's Me

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