We Need to Talk About Kevin

Directed by Lynne Ramsay

The primary reason to im­merse yourself in the jagged world of We Need to Talk About Kevin is the towering lead performance by Tilda Swin­ton, an actress of continuing spontaneity who traveled a circuitous route through experimental and art cinema before embarking on a second career in the mainstream. Swinton plays Eve Khatcha­dourian, a successful travel writer whose life takes a sudden turn when, during a dizzying job assignment, she meets and falls in love with the jovial Franklin (John C. Reilly). Before she knows it, she is married and pregnant in New York City.

 

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