almost 3 years
A masterpiece told from a mom's perspective, trying to make sense of the incomprehensible.
Unfocused "Kevin" is not as provoking as it could be due to its unfocused execution
over 4 years
Extremely disappointing. Read the book instead.
almost 5 years
This was one of the most amazing films I have seen in a long time. Recommend strongly!
over 5 years
Well put together and acted to perfection by all but felt like they were pulling punches.
almost 6 years
It shifts tones, and it's slow, but delivers solid acting and a wonderfully dark ending.
I found it a slow but ultimately average film.
over 6 years
very strange yet interesting.
almost 7 years
This movie is so close to perfect. It's heartbreaking. Beautifully directed. Well acted.
I really loved the book, so I was disappointed by how much I didn't like the movie!
One of my favorite Tilda Swinton roles.
over 7 years
I get emotional thinking about this film. Brilliant movie, but absolute torture to watch.
over 7 years
Disturbing, disorientating and disarming. Watch it if you want to be emotionally tortured
We Need to Talk about Kevin is a 2011 British-American drama thriller film adapted and directed by Lynne Ramsay from American author Lionel Shriver's 2003 novel of the same name. A long process of development and financing began in 2005 and filming eventually commenced in April 2010, with Tilda Swinton starring as Eva Khatchadourian, Kevin's mother. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and went on general release in the United Kingdom on 21 October 2011.
Armenian American Eva Khatchadourian recounts the events leading up to and following her son, Kevin's, massacre of students and teachers at his high school.
In 2005 BBC Films acquired the rights to adapt the book as a film. Executive producers Paula Jalfon and Christine Langan took it through the development stage, and were joined by executive producer Steven Soderbergh.
Lynne Ramsay, who became available after her involvement in the film adaptation of The Lovely Bones came to an end, signed on to direct, and was...