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First Look At Tilda Swinton & John C. Reilly In Lynne Ramsay's 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'

by Kevin Jagernauth
April 15, 2011 1:47 AM
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It has been almost a decade since Lynne Ramsay's "Morvern Callar," and while some of that time was spent on an adaptation of "The Lovely Bones" that was scuttled (with Peter Jackson later delivering his take on the material to theaters), we're glad she's finally back. Next month she'll hit Cannes with "We Need To Talk About Kevin" another tough drama that promises to be a doozy.

Starring Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly, the film tells the story of a mother (Swinton) of a teenage boy who went on a high-school killing spree as she tries to deal with her grief—and feelings of responsibility for her child’s actions—by writing to her estranged husband (Reilly). Septimovicio has revealed the first images from the film and it certainly transmits the chilling and somber tone the material likely has. And not only does the film look like tour-de-force stuff for Swinton, she'll be backed by a score from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.

The Cannes Film Festival begins on May 11th and "We Need To Talk About Kevin" will play in competition. Check out more images below.

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  • Jezz Coleman | April 16, 2011 5:20 AMReply

    Great cast. Tilda Swinton can do no wrong. Can you say Oscar?

  • Rufus | April 15, 2011 5:56 AMReply

    Has it been that long? Wow. Looking forward to this.

  • Kathleen Walsh | April 15, 2011 4:50 AMReply

    I cannnn't waiiiiit.

  • saul | April 15, 2011 4:46 AMReply

    holy shit

  • indiegurl | April 15, 2011 3:30 AMReply

    Loved the book. CHILLING. Can't wait for this one!

  • thirdman | April 15, 2011 2:06 AMReply

    To say I'm exited for this film is an understatement. Tilda FTW!!!!

  • Gatz | April 15, 2011 2:02 AMReply

    Shiver me timbers!

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