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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Ratings and Reviews
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.
'90s African American family drama has violence, language.
Cast & Crew
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- English (Stereo, CC)
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