The Beguiled is Sophia Coppola’s take on the novel by Thomas Cullinan – a tale of how a wounded Union soldier is taken in by the women of a Southern girls’ school and taboos are broken while dangerous rivalries develop.
The Beguiled stars Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning and Colin Farrell. It will be in theaters on June 30th.
“The Beguiled” is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.