We Need To Talk About Kevin

Synopsis: Eva Khatchadourian is trying to piece together her life following the "incident". Once a successful travel writer, she is forced to take whatever job comes her way, which of late is as a clerk in a travel agency. She lives a solitary life as people who know about her situation openly shun her, even to the point of violent actions toward her. She, in turn, fosters that solitary life because of the incident, the aftermath of which has turned her into a meek and scared woman. That incident involved her son Kevin Khatchadourian, who is now approaching his eighteenth birthday. Eva and Kevin have always had a troubled relationship, even when he was an infant. Whatever troubles he saw, Franklin, Eva's complacent husband, just attributed it to Kevin being a typical boy. The incident may be seen by both Kevin and Eva as his ultimate act in defiance against his mother.
Director(s): Lynne Ramsay
Production: Oscilloscope Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 27 wins & 62 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
112 min


If the ball about ...

they must learn to dance

like a princess, right?

1, 2, 3 ...

- 1, 2, 3 ...

- Yes!

to wear what I do today?

- I'll wear ...

- I will wear ...

- I'll wear ...

- A bucket on his head.

- No!

- 1, 2, 3 ... Not?

- one on the barrel.

- No!

- and taking cloth bags to shoes?

- No.

1, 2, 3 ...

1, 2, 3 ...


Oh, boy!

Want to eat anything?

No. I do not feel hungry.

Yes, it does.



As you well. I want

leave a message for him.

I think we can talk,

only two of us without kids do not?

I want to overcome it.

Is not?

I really miss you.

Eva Khatchadourian!

She has done a lot here.

Listen, Eva.

I does not matter

that she was,

or she has done. If you know

typing and clerical

I would hire her.

How about something with.

Thank you.

I will not disappoint you.

I promise you. Thank you.

- Thank you very much.

- Nothing.

Come on Monday.

Well, thank you.

Looks like someone is there

must be a happy day?

You're pleased you?


I hope you washed crushed

Hell, old whore!

Oh God, what?

She all right?


I'm alright.

- Let me call an ambulance.

- Self-causing me there.

- But she has ...

- No, I'm fine.

Eva, when you home?

I missed you.

I love you.

Promise he is going

not to leave again okay?

I will never, never.

I promise okay? Promise okay?

I promise.

On safe?

Where not.

The real you?

Are you sure?

It really happen?

I can see, see it squirming ...

He made here.

I needed her placement this

today, Eva.

But today my afternoon break.

You remember? I told then that.

Really dead, that's right.

- Give these to Massughi.

- Yes.

- Hi Eva.

- Hey, Al.

No, leave me out!

Please leave me alone!

- Put me out!

- Continue to go.

She Oi! She Oi!

Please help me!

Put me out!

Eva, do not hold your breath.

Do not hold your breath, Eva.


And know.

Do not sleep anymore, Eva.

On nearly finished.

- Welcome!

- No, do not wake it.

I just finished it sleep, Franklin.

Hi baby.

World instead. I want to play?

I want to play the game?

You all right?

Do not do more than that.

You all right?

You think I do too why?

Just swing it is a ty.

Just swing it a ty is given,

How that time.

He your father's small!

My God! All 12 results?

- They are why I still get.

- No need to ...

I was still taking off!

I am a pretty boy boyfriend.

We would love daughter headline.

You know it. Do not wake up.

Do not wake up.

I say "mother" go?

"Me mother seriously," "mother," Kevin?

I said, "shadow", go? "Bong ... excellent ...


Not? OK.

She will be throwing it for me,

I threw it to me, the house?


Throw it to me.

Now, go throw it to me.

No stars, no stars.

Throw back okay?

Cho is to be rolled.

Cho is to be rolled.

So ...

When I was last birth,

it does not stop crying.

I used to think that

will damage your hearing.

No, it's very good hearing.

But it must be said, right?

I once read somewhere that

without saying that ...

Early symptoms of autism.

It did not manifest

other symptoms.

Do not worry too

about it.

It is not

baby against children?

But how well it's all right.

Thank you.

Got it.

Roll it to me lightly.

Very good. Any rolling again.

This is done, Kev.

Got it. Making light.

Is not?

Is not?

This is elephant gray,

it's as big as houses,

very big, not baby

the same mouse.

I say "elephant" to go, Kevin?





I say "mother" your mother go?


- "Mother"?

- No!

- Say "mother" to go.

- No.

Hoax or kind?

Hoax or kind?

I got you know someone.

I do not like it.

I do not like that!

I do not like that!

Mother been happy before

with Kevin, you know?

I now had to wake up every morning ...

and wish I was in France!

The elevator is

deadly traps here.

It needs a garden,

a place to play,

a swimming pool.

But I love New York.

Come on!

Slogan of someone by it.

This is the priority, Eva.

It only children

once it has.

He clung to "the things he wanted to," go.

I will not leave this city where.

Kevin, come on, there's enough.

Mother and father are talking.

Kevin, stop immediately!

large room here.

Bedrooms homeowners in the following,

and two large dressing rooms.

Park after the great .

We arrive then, the whole family.

Our castles!

I seek food preparation,

anyone want anything?

Wait! Ms. K!

I'm here.


Good evening.

I just want to know

This stroll at it.

She was healthy, thank you.

She looks good here.

Yes. The doctors said it was still

opportunity for me to walk again.

So good.

Keep healthy light and K.

Me too.

Come on, come on!

Die! Die!

No! No! No!

- This Death!

- I jumped What kind?

This death!

Come on! Come on!

This death!

Kev, you on it you?


Kevin, you heard?

Dad is pee on the toilet.

I can also do that.

Sister, click here.

See that? She clicked the connector

then it will open.

If not ...

We'll try again.

- Press left his cell. Want to try?

- Yes.

- No, no.

- I'm sorry.

- Place it, then.

- Right.

See that? Open it here.

Right. Thank you.

Sure I understand.

Thank you for help.

The extrusion and diarrhea.

Welcome, old, star?

The extrusion diarrhea?

No problem. Dad will help you.

No problem.

I went to his room, he'll be to soon.

Do I wake up.

Go away, cu.

All square sheets of paper

lem painted trash, stupid.

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Lynne Ramsay

Lynne Ramsay (born 5 December 1969) is a Scottish film director, writer, producer, and cinematographer best known for the feature films Ratcatcher, Morvern Callar, We Need to Talk About Kevin and You Were Never Really Here. Her films are marked by a fascination with children and young people and the recurring themes of grief, guilt and death and its aftermath. They are low on dialogue and explicit story exposition, and instead use images, vivid details, music and sound design to create their worlds. In April 2013 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. In 2015, she was named as a member of the jury for the main competition at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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