Tuesday, January 24, 2017

1/25/17 Eve's Bayou

directed & written by Kasi Lemmons
Eve's Bayou, 1997, 1hr 49min, DVD
The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive female patients. One night Louis trysts with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not knowing that he is observed by his youngest daughter Eve, who is there by accident. Eve can not forget the traumatic incident and shares a secret with older sister Cisely. Lies start to roll...

Kasi Lemmons (born Karen Lemmons; February 24, 1961[1]) is an American film director and actress, most notable for her work on the films Eve's Bayou, The Caveman's Valentine and Talk to Me.She was described by film scholar Wheeler Winston Dixon as "an ongoing testament to the creative possibilities of film".