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The Beguiled

DVD - 2017 DVD Drama Beguiled 2 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 2.7 out of 5

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Call Number: DVD Drama Beguiled
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Westgate Branch

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Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Special features: A shift in perseptive; a Southern style.
Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning.
At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.
" ... A hothouse flower of startling power and intimacy. You can't shake it."--Rolling Stone.
"The performances are engrossing, particularly Kidman's ..."--Associated Press.
"Kirsten Dunst is terrific as a slightly sad teacher with her own designs on the Yank ..."--New York Daily News.
DVD, region 1, NTSC, wide screen (1.66:1); 5.1 Dolby digital.


Excellent preriod drama with a touch of horror submitted by ferielp on June 22, 2018, 11:17am The see-sawing dynamics between the soldier (who goes from wounded victim to manimulative lothario to even more wounded victim to aggressor) and the women (who go from powerful to helpless to powerful again) was masterfully directed.

dramatic submitted by kbahleda on July 3, 2018, 6:44pm You never knew where this movie would go next.

Okay submitted by zmclaugh on August 2, 2018, 6:07pm Some interesting moments, but also some hard to believe plot points.

Unexpected and suspenseful submitted by lstorc on August 27, 2018, 12:04pm The story was fairly horrific. The costumes and set design were beautiful. There's definitely a solid underline suspense throughout.