Eve's Bayou 24 years old

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

Eve's Bayou

Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou, 1962, as the Batiste family tries to survive the secrets they’ve kept and the betrayals they’ve endured.


Eve's Bayou Cast

Name Character
Samuel L. Jackson He was 48, now 73 years old as Louis Batiste
Roger Guenveur Smith He was 42, now 66 years old as Lenny Mereaux
Jurnee Smollett She was 11, now 35 years old as Eve Batiste
Meagan Good She was 16, now 40 years old as Cisely Batiste
Diahann Carroll She was 62, 84 years old when she died as Elzora
Victoria Rowell She was 38, now 62 years old as Stevie Hobbs
Tamara Tunie She was 38, now 62 years old as Narrator (voice)
Vondie Curtis-Hall He was 46, now 71 years old as Julian Grayraven
Lynn Whitfield She was 44, now 68 years old as Roz Batiste
Carol Sutton She was 64, 51 years old when she died as Madame Renard
Marcus Lyle Brown He was 26, now 51 years old as Hosea
Debbi Morgan She was 40, now 65 years old as Mozelle Batiste Delacroix
Allen Toussaint He was 59, 77 years old when he died as Proprietor
Lisa Nicole Carson She was 28, now 52 years old as Matty Mereaux
Billie Neal She was 41, 44 years old when she died as Ghost of Original Eve
Leonard L. Thomas He was 36, now 60 years old as Maynard
Jake Smollett He was 8, now 32 years old as Poe Batiste
Branford Marsalis He was 37, now 61 years old as Harry

Eve's Bayou Crew

Name Department
Robyn M. Mitchell as Casting. Production
Nick Wechsler (film producer) as Executive Producer. He was 48 (now 72) years old Production
Karyn Wagner as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Jay Polstein as Co-Producer. Production
Joanne Schmidt as Set Decoration. Art
Caldecot Chubb as Producer. He was 47 (now 72) years old Production
Terilyn A. Shropshire as Editor. Editing
Mark Amin as Executive Producer. He was 47 (now 71) years old Production
Adele Plauche as Art Direction. Art
Julie Yorn as Executive Producer. She was 30 (now 55) years old Production
Cami Winikoff as Co-Producer. Production
Eli Selden as Executive Producer. Production
Kasi Lemmons as Director. She was 36 (now 60) years old Directing
Kasi Lemmons as Writer. She was 36 (now 60) years old Writing
Samuel L. Jackson as Producer. He was 48 (now 73) years old Production
Jaki Brown as Casting. Production
Amy Vincent as Director of Photography. She was 38 (now 63) years old Camera
Michael Bennett as Co-Executive Producer. He was 54 (44) years old when He died Production
Margaret Matheson as Co-Executive Producer. She was 51 (96) years old when She died Production
Eve's Bayou poster
Eve's Bayou (24 years)

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

  • Release day: Friday, November 07, 1997
  • Runtime: 109 minutes