The Beguiled Movie Review
The film is period correct and set during the later part of the American Civil War. It examines the effects of isolation and a group dynamic during a prolonged period of conflict. These circumstances guide the actions of both the innocent and the guilty. It offers this information with little opinion and you are left to follow your our path into the character's actions.
The cast is filled with some heavy hitters. Colin Ferrel reprises the Clint Eastwood role from ...
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The film centres on Dorothea (Bening), a single mum raising her teenage son at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. To help guide him through life, she enlists the help of the two women in their lives; Abbie (Gerwig), a free-spirited, punk-loving photographer living as a boarder in Dorothea’s home; and Julie (Fanning), a savvy and provocative teen.
Directed by Mike Mills and starring Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup and ...
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The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women encounter 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.
Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning. Written and Directed by Sofia Coppola.