We Need to Talk About Kevin

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We Need to Talk About Kevin
Directed byLynne Ramsay
Screenplay byLynne Ramsay
Rory Stewart Kinnear
Based onWe Need to Talk About Kevin
by Lionel Shriver
Produced byJennifer Fox
Luc Roeg
Bob Salerno
StarringTilda Swinton
Ezra Miller
CinematographySeamus McGarvey
Edited byJoe Bini
Music byJonny Greenwood
Distributed byArtificial Eye
Release dates
  • 12 May 2011 (2011-05-12) (Cannes Film Festival)
  • 21 October 2011 (2011-10-21) (United Kingdom)
  • 9 December 2011 (2011-12-09) (USA; NY/LA)
  • 13 January 2012 (2012-01-13) (Limited)
Running time
112 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom
United States
Budget$7 million[1]
Box office$6,038,942[2]

We Need to Talk About Kevin is a 2011 British-American crime movie. It was directed by Lynne Ramsay. It was based on Lionel Shriver's novel of the same name. The movie was developed in 2005 but due to money problems it was not filmed until April 2010.

Tilda Swinton stars as the mother of Kevin. Throughout the movie she tries to understand why her son is a sociopath and murderer. The movie premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and was released in the United Kingdom on October 21, 2011.[3] We Need to Talk About Kevin was released on Blu-ray and DVD on May 29, 2012.[4]

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As of April 19, 2012, We Need To Talk About Kevin has grossed $1,656,241 in North America, along with $4,300,250 in other countries, for a worldwide total of $5,956,491.

References[change | change source]

  1. "We Need to talk About Kevin running time, production dates, budget". MovieInsider.com. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  2. "We Need to Talk About Kevin". Box Office Mojo. 2012-04-19. Retrieved 2012-04-21.
  3. "Festival de Cannes - From 16 to 27 may 2012". Festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2011-05-15. Retrieved 2011-12-23.
  4. "We Need To Talk About Kevin Blu-Ray Gets A US Release Date". Retrieved 2012-05-29.

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