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.

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4.7 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

82% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Eve's Bayou marks a striking feature debut for director Kasi Lemmons, layering terrific performances and Southern mysticism into a measured meditation on disillusionment and forgiveness.

16+ COMMON SENSE

'90s African American family drama has violence, language.

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Studio
Lionsgate
Genre
Drama
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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