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Eve's Bayou Movie Review Summary

Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett, Meagan Good, Debbi Morgan, Lynn Whitfield

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EVE'S BAYOU is a movie written and directed by Kasi Lemmons in 1997.

Samuel L. Jackson should be the happiest man of Louisiana. He's a reknown doctor, he's got a beautiful wife, three children and lives in a superb house near the bayou. His two daughters, Eve (10) and Cisely (14), worship him and the movie is told by Eve's point of view. When Eve accidentally discovers his father in Mrs. Mereaux's arms, she refuses the truth and accepts his embarrassed explanations. Little by little, Eve is going to become aware that her father is a womanizer who can't resist his patients's advances. But Jackson always manages to calm down his wife who's also under his tremendous charm. An instant classic, EVE'S BAYOU is one of the best american movies of 1997 and should absolutely be rediscovered.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   father Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   sex with client/patient Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex

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