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Eve's Bayou
Jurnee Smollett




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A father's philandering nature is only one of several problems for a black southern family, but, to 9 year-old Eve, it is the most immediate. As her suspicions deepen, so does her desire to bring the infidelity to an end, even if it means calling down justice on its perpetrator. A stylish, southern Gothic tale of family discord and coming of age by first-time writer/director Lemmons.

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Overview

A father's philandering nature is only one of several problems for a black southern family, but, to 9 year-old Eve, it is the most immediate. As her suspicions deepen, so does her desire to bring the infidelity to an end, even if it means calling down justice on its perpetrator. A stylish, southern Gothic tale of family discord and coming of age by first-time writer/director Lemmons.

Main Cast & Crew

Kasi Lemmons - Director
Samuel L. Jackson
Jurnee Smollett
Meagan Good
Lynn Whitfield
Debbi Morgan
Jake Smollett
Ethel Ayler
Diahann Carroll
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Lisa Nicole Carson

 

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DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (Signature Series)
  • Run Time: 109
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 031398822325
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (For sexuality and language)
  • Release Date: March 1998

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Coming Of Age
Family Interaction
Suspense
Thriller
Black Heritage
Infidelity
Nostalgic
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Reviews:
"...An uncommonly original memory movie..." -- 3 out of 4 stars - 11/07/1997 USA Today, p.8D


"...A strong cast..." - 11/01/1997 Film Comment, p.52


"...[A] powerfully acted supernatural fever dream....An atmosphere of extraordinary exotic tension and anxiety..." - 11/07/1997 New York Times


"...A fluid, feminine, African-American, Southern gothic narrative that covers a tremendous amount of emotional territory with the lightest and most graceful of steps..." -- Rating: A- - 11/07/1997 Entertainment Weekly, p.59


"...One of the best films of the year -- elegant, sensuous, haunting....EVE'S BAYOU is serenely confident..." - 09/11/1997 Chicago Sun-Times, p.37

 

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