THE BEGUILED is an upcoming western drama written and directed by Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette), based upon the novel A Painted Devil by Thomas P. Cullinan and its 1971 film adaptation. It stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning.
The story unfolds in Virginia at a girls’ school during the Civil War where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world. When a wounded Union soldier is discovered and taken in, the house is taken over with sexual tension, rivalries and an unexpected turn of events.
- via Focus Features