The Beguiled

(15)
Fri 11- Wed 16 Aug

 

 

Director: Sofia Coppola. 

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning. USA 2017. 94 mins.

 

Sofia Coppola’s seductive adaptation of Thomas P. Cullinan’s novel, A Painted Devil, unfolds at an all-girls boarding school in rural Virginia during the American Civil War. When the headmistress (Kidman) agrees to shelter a wounded Union soldier (Farrell), his sudden presence stirs up sexual tensions in the remote mansion. As each of the women falls for his charms, their tight-knit sisterhood buckles under the weight of deceit and jealousy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominated for the CINEMA OF THE YEAR Award 2016!