The Beguiled
Character: Miss Martha Farnsworth
Directed by: Sofia Coppola
Written by: Sofia Coppola
Produced by: Sofia Coppola, Youree Henley
Other cast: Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning
Release date: June 30, 2017
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Running time: 1h 33min

Cpl. John McBurney is an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War. He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school where the teachers and students seem more than willing to help. Soon, sexual tensions lead to dangerous rivalries as the women tend to his wounded leg while offering him comfort and companionship.


• Innocent, until betrayed.


• The sponge scene with Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell required several takes, as the afternoon light inflicted the cinematography. By the time the scene wrapped, Kidman had sponged Farrell for almost two hours.
• During rehearsals, a civil war reenactor instructed Nicole Kidman in medical procedures of the time.

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