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Evelyn (2018)




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EVELYN is a deeply personal film from Academy Award (R) winning filmmakers of THE WHITE HELMETS and VIRUNGA. It is the story of how a family survives the unthinkable. Fourteen years after the suicide of their son and brother, Evelyn, the family decide to walk the length of the UK and try to talk about him - something they had failed to do in over a decade. This poetic feature documentary explores the fabric of grief and the longevity of love. Part quest film, part road-trip, part memoir, EVELYN is an exposition of the taboos of mental health and male emotion, and a tribute to our times.


Critic Reviews for Evelyn

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

For all of its bucolic pleasures, Evelyn is like looking through the eye of a merciless storm, with Orlando's focus pointed outwards toward the untold millions of people who are struggling to endure this same predicament.

August 29, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

[A] raw, unfiltered view of the fragility of family dynamics is exposed movingly, and sometimes comically, throughout.

October 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Grieving family hikes to remember deceased loved one.

September 26, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

[Orlando von Einsiedel] has made a career out of exploring the raw, unfiltered brutality of war... But it is this new film, Evelyn, in which he finally addresses the most important, most difficult and definitive event in his life.

September 13, 2019 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

A tough film to watch at times, but if it helps you think about someone in your life who either isn't here anymore because of suicide or might harm his or herself, it becomes a completely worthwhile watch.

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

It is powerful and raw, capable of producing deep, painful reactions. But if you are in a place to watch Evelyn, you will find the beauty amid the pain.

September 10, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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