The Beguiled

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Sofia Coppola's Civil War drama is powerful, primal.

R 2017 94 minutes

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Tense and taut film of women that are consistently being underestimated

Sofia Coppola has done it again, created a mood and enveloped a period piece that permeates from the film world to the real world. Centering women and their isolation, solitude and their reliance on each other. It does feel that the cinematography takes precedence over the character's motivations. The film is tense, taut and Farrell plays a desperate and manipulative person (shocker). How do women defend themselves from men that underestimate them? Coppola responds, quite well actually.

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