The Beguiled (2017) Script

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Director:Sofia Coppola
Written by:Thomas Cullinan (Novel), Sofia Coppola (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events.

The Beguiled

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Director:Don Siegel
Written by:Albert Maltz (Screenplay), Irene Kamp (Screenplay), Thomas Cullinan (Novel), Claude Traverse (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the situation for his own gratification, but when he refuses to completely comply with the girls' wishes, they make it very difficult for him to leave.