We Need to Talk About Kevin


We Need to Talk About Kevin
Based on a best-selling novel, this film is a bleak and emotional study of the relationship between a mother and her disturbed son. She never really wanted to be a mother, and did not do a good raising the boy, who turned out to have a serious problem which ultimately tore his family apart. The film has won numerous awards and nominations.

113 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence).
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit
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Credits

Cast
Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller, Jasper Newell, Rock Duer, Ashley Gerasimovich, Siobhan Fallon
Director
Lynne Ramsay
ScreenplayLynne Ramsay, Rory Kinnear, from the novel by Lionel Shriver
MusicJonny Greenwood
CinematographySeamus McGarvey
EditingJoe Bini
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2011
Produced byBBC Films, UK Film Council, Footprint Investment Fund, Piccadilly Pictures, Lipsync Productions, Independent, Artina Films, Rockinghorse Films, Atlantic Swill Productions, Tax Credit Finance

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, infrequent, intense
NudityNone
SexModerate incidents, some implied, some stronger
ViolenceModerate, physical acts, trong, ongoing domestic and psychological violence, pervasive
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconWanneer ma se liefde nie toereikend is.
15
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconHeart trouble.
10
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconUncomfortably tense but worth savouring.
15
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconA masterful film.
20
Metacritic.com
26 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
126 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWe Need to Talk About Kevin is a masterful blend of drama and horror, with fantastic performances across the board (Tilda Swinton especially, delivering one of her very best).
16
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
Movie Review Intelligence
28 critics
15

What the People say

Internet
7228 Netizens quote iconextraordinary filmmaking, very disturbing
16

Average .. 75%

15

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