WHO’S IN IT?
Colin Farrell (In Bruges), Nicole Kidman (Lion), Kirsten Dunst (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Elle Fanning (The Neon Demon), Angourie Rice (The Nice Guys), Oona Laurence (Pete’s Dragon), Emma Howard (film debut), Addison Riecke (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation), director, writer, producer; Roman Coppola (The Darjeeling Limited) and Youree Henley (The Bling Ring), producers; Laura Karpman (Nothing Special), composer; Philippe Le Sourd (Seven Pounds), cinematographer; Sarah Flack (Marie Antoinette), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
During the American Civil War, a Southern girls’ school – which has been sheltered from the outside world – receives a visitor in the form of wounded Union soldier John (Farrell). As he receives refuge and care for his wounds, the house is slowly overtaken by sexual tensions and dangerous rivalries, leading to taboos being broken after an unexpected turn of events…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Sofia Coppola’s latest film is a remake of the cult 70s classic which starred a young Clint Eastwood, but she adds her own unique flavour to the sinister story and wildly succeeds at making it her very own.