Eve's Bayou

The secrets that hold us together can also tear us apart.

Eve's Bayou (1997)


The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not knowing that he is observed by his youngest idealistic daughter Eve, who is there by accident. Eve can not forget the incident which is traumatic for her naiveté, and shares a secret with older sister Cisely. Lies start to roll...

Director: Kasi Lemmons

Release Date: 1997-09-07
Status: Released
Run time: 109 min / 1:49



Jurnee Smollett
Eve Batiste
Meagan Good
Cisely Batiste
Lynn Whitfield
Roz Batiste
Samuel L. Jackson
Louis Batiste
Debbi Morgan
Mozelle Batiste Delacroix
Diahann Carroll
Lisa Nicole Carson
Matty Mereaux
Roger Guenveur Smith
Lenny Mereaux
Victoria Rowell
Stevie Hobbs
Jake Smollett
Poe Batiste
Ethel Ayler
Gran Mere
Vondie Curtis-Hall
Julian Grayraven
Branford Marsalis
Carol Sutton
Madame Renard
Tamara Tunie
Narrator (voice)
Marcus Lyle Brown
Leonard L. Thomas
Afonda Colbert
Lola Dalferes
Alverta Perkins Dunigan
Ron Flagge
Oneal A. Isaac
Bus Driver
Julian Dalcour
Allen Toussaint
Billie Neal
Ghost of Original Eve


Writing Kasi Lemmons Writer
Directing Kasi Lemmons Director
Sound Terence Blanchard Original Music Composer
Camera Amy Vincent Director of Photography
Editing Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Production Samuel L. Jackson Producer
Production Caldecot Chubb Producer
Production Julie Yorn Executive Producer
Production Nick Wechsler Executive Producer
Production Mark Amin Executive Producer
Production Eli Selden Executive Producer
Production Jay Polstein Co-Producer
Production Cami Winikoff Co-Producer
Production M. Cevin Cathell Co-Producer
Production Margaret Matheson Co-Executive Producer
Production Michael Bennett Co-Executive Producer
Directing Noel Dawkins Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Karyn Wagner Costume Design
Art Jeffrey Howard Production Design
Art Joanne Schmidt Set Decoration
Production Jaki Brown Casting
Production Robyn M. Mitchell Casting
Art Adele Plauche Art Direction
Sound Ed Carr Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Brian Best Sound Effects Editor
Sound Marshall Winn Sound Effects Editor
Sound Steven D. Williams Sound Effects Editor
Sound Howard Neiman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Alberto GarcĂ­a Sound Effects Editor
Camera Chris Helcermanas-Benge Still Photographer
Sound William Dotson Dialogue Editor
Sound Vic Radulich Dialogue Editor
Sound Cathie Speakman Dialogue Editor
Sound Stuart Emanuel ADR Editor
Sound Andrea Horta ADR Editor
Sound Frank Fleming Sound Recordist
Sound Benjamin Patrick Sound Mixer
Sound Michael Simpson Sound Recordist
Sound Rudy J. Lara Sound Recordist
Art Phyllis Detrich Property Master

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