History Film / EvesBayou

25th Mar '18 5:45:14 PM Minni128
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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Cisely. She sneaks out of the house, goes to the hairdresser and gets a haircut despite being told to not leave the house and in one scene she mouths off to Gran mere and rolls her eyes at Roz.

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*BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In a rage, Eve goes to Elzora and commissions a curse to be put on her father, saying she was "For certain" that she wanted him to die [[spoiler: Well, he does, when he's shot to death]]. Also coupled with DidntThinkThisThrough, as she actually meant a voodoo doll to enact the curse.
* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Cisely. She sneaks out of the house, goes to the hairdresser and gets a haircut despite being told to not leave the house and in one scene she mouths off to Gran mere Grandmere and rolls her eyes at Roz.


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*NoodleIncident: It's not said exactly why or what lead to Elzora and Mozelle having bad blood.


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*TheRashomon: To some extent, with what happened between Cisely and Louis. Cisely claims [[spoiler: molested her]], while Louis' letter [[spoiler: that Cisely came onto him and he reacted violently]]. Eve does see what happened with her second sight but it's not revealed, leaving it up in the air.
14th Feb '18 11:11:00 PM Bunai
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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Cisely. She sneaks out of the house, goes to the hairdresser and gets a haircut despite being told to not leave the house and in one scene she mouths off to Granmere and rolls her eyes at Roz.

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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Cisely. She sneaks out of the house, goes to the hairdresser and gets a haircut despite being told to not leave the house and in one scene she mouths off to Granmere Gran mere and rolls her eyes at Roz.
13th Feb '18 11:06:54 AM kris27
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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Cisely. She sneaks out of the house, goes to the hairdresser and gets a haircut despite being told to not leave the house and in one scene she mouths off to Granmere and rolls her eyes at Roz.
* BookEnds: '' "The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old, my brother Poe was 9 and my sister Cisely just turned 14" ''.



* HollywoodVoodoo: Generally averted. Hoodoo is accurately portrayed, but is referred to as Voodoo (albeit by a little girl who probably doesn't understand the differences).

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* HollywoodVoodoo: Generally averted. Hoodoo is accurately portrayed, portrayed but is referred to as Voodoo (albeit by a little girl who probably doesn't understand the differences).


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* NostalgicNarrator: Eve


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* TheSixties: The film takes place in 1962.
18th May '17 9:26:02 PM creader
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* [[ShesAllGrownUp They're All Grown Up]]: The three Batiste children have [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0328709/ matured]] [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0810619/ quite]] [[http://www.jakesmollett.com/jakesmollett.com/Gallery/Pages/STILL_PHOTOS.html nicely]] over the past 14 years.
18th May '17 9:25:44 PM creader
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* [[GratuitousFrench Gratuitous Creole]]: Almost everyone, even the kids, liberally sprinkle Creole French into their speech.



* NoPeriodsPeriod: Averted. Cisely starts her menstrual period during the movie.
** And a VERY big deal is made of it, including showing her bloody underwear.
* [[spoiler:ParentalIncest]] Maybe.

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* NoPeriodsPeriod: Averted. Cisely starts her menstrual period during the movie.
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movie. And a VERY big deal is made of it, including showing her bloody underwear.
* [[spoiler:ParentalIncest]] Maybe.ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Maybe. It's never truly known what happened between Cisely and Louis.]]



* UnreliableNarrator: [[spoiler:the movie's most pivotal scene hinges on the fact that neither Louis nor Cisely remember exactly what happened the night their unhealthily-close relationship went too far.]]

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* UnreliableNarrator: [[spoiler:the [[spoiler:The movie's most pivotal scene hinges on the fact that neither Louis nor Cisely remember exactly what happened the night their unhealthily-close relationship went too far.]]
1st May '17 5:25:36 PM DesertDragon
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* FaintingSeer: Mozelle passes out after having a vision and interpreting it as one of the kids getting hit by a car. [[spoiler: Turns out Eve was falling because Louis pushed her out of the way of a gun before getting shot to death, and a train just so happened to be going by at the time]]

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* FaintingSeer: Mozelle passes out after having a vision and interpreting it as one of the kids getting hit by a car. [[spoiler: Turns out Eve was falling because Louis pushed her out of the way of a gun before getting he was shot to death, and a train just so happened to be going by passing at the time]]that time. It didn't even hit her, it was just nearby]].
18th Jan '17 3:17:48 PM Mdumas43073
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18th Jan '17 3:16:30 PM Mdumas43073
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1997 gothic drama starring Jurnee Smollett, Creator/SamuelLJackson, and Creator/Lynne Whitfield. In 1962, Eve Batiste (Smollett), named for the founder of their hometown, is the middle child in one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her sister, Cisely, is 14 and her brother, Poe, is 9. Her father, Louis (Jackson), is a doctor, and her mother, Roz (Whitfield), minds the family. One night during a party, Eve catches her father with another woman, Mrs. Moreaux.

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A 1997 gothic Southern Gothic drama starring Jurnee Smollett, Creator/SamuelLJackson, and Creator/Lynne Whitfield. Lynne Whitfield.

In 1962, Eve Batiste (Smollett), named for the founder of their hometown, is the middle child in one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her sister, Cisely, is 14 and her brother, Poe, is 9. Her father, Louis (Jackson), is a doctor, and her mother, Roz (Whitfield), minds the family. One night during a party, Eve catches her father with another woman, Mrs. Moreaux.
16th Feb '16 10:50:51 AM eroock
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-->Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others printed indelibly on the brain. The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old.

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-->Memory ->''"Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others printed indelibly on the brain. The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old.
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19th Jan '16 10:43:35 AM spirasen
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-->Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others printed indelibly on the brain. The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old.

1997 gothic drama starring Creator/JurneeSmollett, Creator/SamuelLJackson, and Creator/LynneWhitfield. In 1962, Eve Batiste (Smollett), named for the founder of their hometown, is the middle child in one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her sister, Cisely, is 14 and her brother, Poe, is 9. Her father, Louis (Jackson), is a doctor, and her mother, Roz (Whitfield), minds the family. One night during a party, Eve catches her father with another woman, Mrs. Moreaux.

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-->Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others printed indelibly on the brain. The summer I killed my father, I was 10 years old.

old.

1997 gothic drama starring Creator/JurneeSmollett, Jurnee Smollett, Creator/SamuelLJackson, and Creator/LynneWhitfield.Creator/Lynne Whitfield. In 1962, Eve Batiste (Smollett), named for the founder of their hometown, is the middle child in one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her sister, Cisely, is 14 and her brother, Poe, is 9. Her father, Louis (Jackson), is a doctor, and her mother, Roz (Whitfield), minds the family. One night during a party, Eve catches her father with another woman, Mrs. Moreaux.
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