Tilda Swinton Says: We Need To Talk About Kevin

May 19, 2009 by  
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With eyes that could cut glass and the most Roman of noses, Tilda Swinton was never going to be first choice for all-American girly roles. Her striking features and intimidating stature make her an actress that commands attention with her impressive acting range. But Swinton’s next role may be her most challenging yet – taking on the character of Eva in the adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s bestselling novel ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin’.

In the story Eva is dealing with the repercussions of her son’s involvement in a Columbine-style high school massacre. As she struggles with guilt and feelings of responsibility she is forced to look back at her distant parenting and question her role in his life.

Those expecting a barrel of laughs are sure to be disappointed.

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