Screened Mother

Provocative, courageous or alarming? Considering We Need to Talk about Kevin was written by a woman (Lionel Shriver) and directed by Lynne Ramsay (pictured below on the set of We Need to Talk about Kevin) and co-produced by Tilda Swinton, how does Eva (portrayed by Swinton) fit into the current landscape of women’s characters on the big screen?

Here’s a small sample of Eva’s existence after Kevin’s horrific crime. Motherhood questioned.

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