Eve’s Bayou

Director: Kasi Lemmons Run Time: 109 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1997

Starring: Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Debbi Morgan

Louis Batiste (Samuel L. Jackson) is a popular physician in 1960s Louisiana who has a beautiful wife (Lynn Whitfield), a loving family and a weakness for women. While his wife ignores his infidelities, his youngest daughter Eve is crushed when she catches her dad in a compromising situation. Her subsequent revelations tear the family apart in Kasi Lemmons’ powerful film, which won Best First Feature at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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