★★★★ - The Guardian | ★★★★ - Time Out
A terrific slice of Southern gothic drama, Sofia Coppola’s new film received raves at its Cannes premiere in May.
A remake of Don Siegel’s 1971 starring Clint Eastwood, The Beguiled is set in a school for young women in Virginia during the Civil War.
Shocked to find a wounded Union soldier in the orchard, nonetheless the women take him in and hide him from marauding confederate patrols.
But the arrival of this devilishly charming man into their cloistered world unlocks something in the women and soon jealousy and lust begin to tear down their carefully ordered lives.
Dir: Sofia Coppola
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell
USA 2017, 94mins