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We Need to Talk About Kevin

Lynne Ramsay / GB, US, 2011 / 112 min.

Radically stylised, psychological drama based on Lionel Shriver’s novel. Tilda Swinton’s role as the mother of a sociopathic teen is a tour de force. Spine-chillingly good. Also features John C. Reilly as Eva's naive husband.

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Eva (Tilda Swinton) is a travel writer who gives up her bohemian lifestyle when she unexpectedly becomes pregnant. Her relationship with her son Kevin is difficult from the start. Kevin develops from a needy baby into a difficult, demanding toddler (Rocky Duer) and then into a sociopathic teen (Ezra Miller). Aged 15, Kevin commits an irrational act of violence that shocks the whole community.

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This movie contains scenes of violencePersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult

Director

Lynne Ramsay

Production year

2011

Country

GB, US

Original title

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Length

112 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Britain’s Brightest

Idiosyncratic British filmmakers Andrea Arnold (1961) and Lynne Ramsay (1969) make films like their lives depend on it. Perhaps not in terms of quantity, but certainly in terms of urgency.

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