Beguiled, The (2017)
Director: Sofia Coppola
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell
Plot: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Awards: Won Best Director (Cannes)
Runtime: 93 mins
Rating: M18 for some sexuality
Distributor: United International Pictures
IN RETROSPECT (Spoilers: NO)
My "5 Reasons" review written for CatchPlay:
Verdict: Sofia Coppola’s latest is a disquieting look at gender politics with a strong Southern Gothic undercurrent of sexual tension.
Sofia Coppola's latest is a disquieting look at gender politics with a strong Southern Gothic undercurrent of sexual tension ~ 3.5★/B+ [ Dir. Sofia Coppola | 2017 | USA | Drama | 93 mins | M18 ] THE BEGUILED / © United International Pictures #thebeguiled #sofiacoppola #nicolekidman #kirstendunst #colinfarrell #ellefanning #philippelesourd #bestdirector #cannesfilmfestival #gender #politics #lust #tension Preview courtesy of UIP and Singapore Film Society. Opens in Singapore 7 Sept!