August 30, 2017

A reinterpretation of The Beguiled will be shown in Ayala theaters starting September 6

Cannes Filmfest 2017 Best Director Sofia Coppola was the first female director to take the award in 56 years. Her thriller of women in sexual tension over a man of the enemy three years to the Civil War. The Beguiled is a reinterpretation of the 1971 film which now we are seeing it based on the women's perspective. The Beguiled will be shown in Trinoma and Greenbelt 1 cinemas starting September 6.
Adapted from the novel by Thomas Cullinan, The Beguiled is a sexually charged tale that unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier (Colin Farrell). 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.
Sofia Coppola is reunited with two of her favorite leading ladies, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning, and directs for the first time Golden Globe Award winner Colin Farrell and Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman. These screen veterans are backed up by an ensemble of teenage actresses who are making their marks in the industry.

Laced with elements of a taut psychological thriller, the tale unfolds in 1864 – three years into the Civil War – and is tightly concentrated in and around a Southern girls’ boarding school in Virginia where a wounded Union soldier takes refuge.

The Beguiled is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures. Watch the trailer below:
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