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About the Movie
Louis Batiste (Samuel L. Jackson) is a popular physician in 1960s Louisiana who has a beautiful wife (Lynn Whitfield), a loving family and a weakness for women. While his wife ignores his infidelities, his youngest daughter Eve is crushed when she catches her dad in a compromising situation. Her subsequent revelations tear the family apart in Kasi Lemmons' powerful film, which won Best First Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 51
- Fresh: 41
- Rotten: 10
- Average Rating: 7.5/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Smollett, however, is a find with a smile that illuminates the screen -- the dominant performer in a uniformly well-acted film.
Fresh: An intensely emotional drama that mixes elements of Southern Gothic with the kinds of characters and tensions that prevail in the plays of Southern writers like Tennessee Williams.
Fresh: There has never been a film quite like Kasi Lemmons' shimmering Eve's Bayou.
Rotten: A gothic and, for better or worse, poetic memoir about a young girl and her family of Creole aristocrats.
I really do love this movie, it has a few twists that no one will really expect.
This is a great movie love it!
I loooove Lynn Whitfield, therefore this movie is at the top of my list... This film is AMAZING and I love the drama!!!! I would read this in a book any day