Cannes Film Festival

Sofia Coppola's 'Beguiled' buzz tour of L.A. and why her Civil War thriller focuses on women but not race

Sofia Coppola's 'Beguiled' buzz tour of L.A. and why her Civil War thriller focuses on women but not race

After spending a little too much time in Calabasas making her last film, “The Bling Ring,” Oscar-winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola needed a change of scenery.

“I knew after I did that movie I wanted to do something beautiful because that was such a tacky, ugly world,” the filmmaker said Thursday night at LACMA after screening her new film “The Beguiled,” a period thriller filled with corsets, not Louboutins, but still plenty of...

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