The Beguiled

Synopsis: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Sofia Coppola
Production: Focus Features
  4 wins & 23 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
77
Rotten Tomatoes:
78%
R
Year:
2017
93 min
$10,542,504
Website
9 Views

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Here you go.

Shh.

Are you frightened?

No.

Yes.

Uh, so am I.

Can you move at all?

Uh... Uh, I'll try,

if there's some place to go.

The Farnsworth school is just

on the other side of the woods.

The Miss Martha Farnsworth

Seminary for Young Ladies.

Any men about there?

Just four other students, a

teacher, and Miss Farnsworth.

The slaves left.

I can't say you'll be

welcome as a Yankee,

but it will be better than here.

True enough.

I'll accept your invitation.

Can you give me a hand up?

Just give me a minute, will you?

To catch my breath.

Yes, sir.

Come here.

You're a lot heavier

than my brother.

Where's he now?

He got killed in Tennessee.

Oh, well, that wasn't

none of us.

I was never in Tennessee.

What's your name?

Amelia Dabney.

Mine's McBurney.

Corporal John McBurney.

Pleased to make

your acquaintance, Corporal.

We're off to, where was it now?

To Miss Farnsworth's

Seminary for Young Ladies.

With only five students?

The other girls have gone home,

but Miss Martha kept it open.

It was mainly because we don't

have anywhere else to go.

My home is Georgia,

but my mother thought

it would be better

if I stayed up here

in Virginia fora while,

what with your General Sherman down

there so close to Atlanta and all.

Did you run away?

I was with the

Sixty-Sixth out of New York.

We got hit,

I fell and...

Everything began to blaze.

Do you want to go back?

I can show you the way?

Not now.

Maybe later when my

leg stops bleeding.

...and now

the verb "to be.

Miss Emily.

Trs bien.

Miss Martha!

Marie, come with me.

Help!

Miss Martha!

Miss Martha!

Amy!

Help!

What happened?

Are you all right?

How did he get here?

He was all alone in the woods.

I couldn't leave him

thereto die.

You know you're not

supposed to go that far!

- Is he dead?

- Uh...

No.

Not yet.

Quick, we need

to move him to the porch.

Lift him up.

Edwina, grab a shoulder.

- Yes, Miss Martha.

- Girls!

Let's get him to the porch.

Quick! Quick!

We all need to help.

Get his legs, girls.

One, two, lift.

He could be dangerous,

Miss Martha.

Just pick him up.

Sixty-Sixth New York, ma'am.

Grateful to be your prisoner.

He's a real blue belly.

You know they rape every

Southern woman they come across.

Would you stop

that nonsense, Jane!

It's true.

You couldn't tell from his

face he was a Yankee, would you?

Amy, I need you to run inside,

get the blue rag,

and tie it on the gate.

The blue rag's so the patrol knows

we've captured a live Yankee.

Why did you not call out?

You must have seen

them crossing the fields.

I'm sorry, Miss Martha.

I forgot it was

my turn to look out.

You cannot forget this.

Next time it'll be Union

scroungers in our garden.

That's how we lost

most of our chickens.

All right.

Now, Marie, get up there.

Call out if you see

any of our soldiers.

Yes, ma'am.

We ought to wash his wound.

Yes.

And we're gonna

need to sew it up.

Uh...

Amy, did I not tell you,

get the blue rag, tie it on

the gate for the patrol.

After all the blood he's lost,

he'd die now if he went.

Wouldn't it be

the Christian thing to do?

Yes. Yes, you're right.

It would be.

He's never going to make it.

So, we're going to wait

until he's in better shape,

before he's taken away.

Get him inside.

Come on.

I'm going to need you to put

hot water on to boil, Emily.

And we're gonna need cloth.

Anything we can spare.

Alicia, Jane,

you find that cloth and you

bring it to the music room.

- You hear me?

- Yes, ma'am.

All right.

Miss Edwina.

Shut the door, girls.

I need scissors.

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