Over the course of a long, hot Louisiana summer, a 10-year-old black girl, Eve Batiste, discovers that her family's affluent existence is merely a facade. She can not forget a traumatic incident she witnessed and shares a secret with her older sister. Lies start to roll...
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Jeffrey M. Anderson Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006 It feels like I've seen dozens of films this year by first time writers and directors, and not one has stuck to me until now.Read in Source
Michael Dequina TheMovieReport.com
March 08, 2009 More than anything, about the nature of memory and how it rarely matches the truth of life.Read in Source
Rick Groen Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002 In Eve's Bayou, Tennessee goes to Louisiana, and finds a familiar home. Tennessee Williams, that is.Read in Source
Robin Clifford Reeling Reviews
April 09, 2005 A solid, if somewhat heavy-handed, Southern Gothic tale, steeped in mysticism.Read in Source
March 19, 2008 Subplots are woven stealthily into the story, taking the pressure off the central drama, allowing it to be affecting rather than melodramatic, and heightening the atmosphere of the lush Louisiana setting.Read in Source
Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002 A gothic and, for better or worse, poetic memoir about a young girl and her family of Creole aristocrats.Read in Source
Ken Fox TV Guide
March 19, 2008 Lemmons' focus on strong female characters, and her willingness to ignore accepted notions of "black filmmaking" are powerful assets, but one can't help wishing the film as a whole lived up to its initial promise.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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