Cannes 2011: We Need to Talk About Kevin, clips
Being described as an ’emotional thriller,’ We Need to Talk About Kevin stars Tilda Swinton,
We Need To Talk About Kevin is an emotional thriller, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher, Morvern Callar) and starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly and Ezra Miller as Kevin. Directed by Lynn Ramsey (Ratcatcher, Movern Caller) whose short film Small Deaths won the Prix du Jury Prize at Cannes in 1996.
Eva puts her ambitions and career aside to give birth to Kevin. The relationship between mother and son is difficult from the very first years. When Kevin is 15, he does something irrational and unforgivable in the eyes of the entire community. Eva grapples with her own feelings of grief and responsibility. Did she ever love her son? And how much of what Kevin did was her fault?
Two more clips after the cut.