Director: Sophia Coppola ● Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning.
Virginia,1864, The Civil War rages.
Teachers Martha (Kidman) and Edwina (Dunst) shelter their boarding school girls from the Civil War.
But when they take in a wounded enemy soldier (Farrell), providing refuge and tending to his wounds an air of sexual tension builds and dangerous rivalries ensue after an unexpected turn of events.
With her distinctive slow burning style, Coppola (Lost In Translation) adapts Thomas Cullinan’s 1966 novel into a darkly entertaining drama brimming with wonderfully nuanced performances.
Plus BRIT School Showcase film London.wav (2016, 3 mins), directed by Samuel Marino. This montage of London images, precisely synchronised to music, launches a new partnership involving the School’s Film & Media Production department.