LOVEFiLM Review: We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)

A suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk About Kevin explores the factious relationship between a mother and her son. Tilda Swinton, in a bracing, tour-de-force performance, plays the mother, Eva, as she contends for 15 years with the increasing malevolence of her first-born child, Kevin (Ezra Miller). Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, We Need to Talk About Kevin explores nature vs. nurture on a whole new level as Eva’s own culpability is measured against Kevin’s innate evilness. – ROTTEN TOMATOES

We Need to Talk About Kevin was a film I really wanted to see last year but the limited release meant not for me. I think this would of challenged my Top 10 of 2011 otherwise.

This is truly a brilliant film with fantastic performances from the whole cast. It’s extremely subtle yet powerful and is packaged together  masterfully.

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