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We Need to Talk About Kevin

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Original title
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Running time
110 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Lynne Ramsay. Novel: Lionel Shriver
Jonny Greenwood
Seamus McGarvey
Independent, BBC Films, Artina Films
Drama. Thriller | Psychological Drama. Family Relationships. Maternity
Eva puts her ambitions and career aside to give birth to Kevin. The relationship between mother and son is difficult from the very first years. When Kevin is 15, he does something irrational and unforgivable in the eyes of the entire community. Eva grapples with her own feelings of grief and responsibility. Did she ever love her son? And how much of what Kevin did was her fault?
2011: BAFTA Awads: Nominated for Best British Film, Director & Actress (Swinton)
2011: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actress - Drama (Swinton)
2011: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection
2011: National Board of Review: Best Actress (Swinton)
2011: European Film Awards: Best Actress (Swinton)
2011: London Film Festival: Best Film
2011: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Swinton) & Young Star (Miller)
2011: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Swinton)
2011: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best Director. 5 Nominations
2011: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Tilda Swinton)
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