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Coppola’s Film Is A Visual Treat

Movies: ‘The Beguiled’
Kirsten Dunst and Colin Farrell in “The Beguiled.”

Cpl. John McBurney (Colin Farrell) seems like a goner. Huddled against a tree in the dense woods of Virginia, he is bleeding out from a gunshot wound below his left knee while the Civil War rages around him. Then an 11-year-old girl named Amy finds him while she is picking mushrooms — their relatives will eventually play a fatal role in the story — and helps him to her home, Miss Martha Farnsworth’s Seminary for Young Ladies.

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