Though an only decent adaptation, The Beguiled is deftly directed by Sofia Coppola, giving room for the cast to shine in their performances. The Beguiled takes place three years into the American Civil War in the South, when a young student from Ms. Farnsworth’s Seminary, Amy (Oona Laurence), stumbles upon a wounded Yankee soldier, Corporal John McBurney (Colin Farrell), who she helps back to the house. Due to the war, Ms. Farnsworth’s Seminary is largely deserted, with only Martha Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) and a single teacher, Edwina (Kirsten Dunst), caring for the remaining students: Amy, Alicia (Elle Fanning), Jane (Angourie Rice), Emily (Emma Howard), and Marie (Addison Riecke). Although Martha is hesitant to bring the Yankee soldier into her school …Click to continue reading The… Read entire story.
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