LILA AND EVE is a drama film directed by Charles Stone III (Drumline) and written by Patrick Gilfillan, starring Jennifer Lopez and Viola Davis. It premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
The film tells the story of Lila (Davis), a grief-stricken mother who in the aftermath of her son’s murder in a drive-by shooting attends a support group where she meets Eve (Lopez), who has lost her daughter. When Lila hits numerous roadblocks from the police in bringing justice for her son’s slaying, Eve urges Lila to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers. The two women soon embark on a violent pursuit of justice, as they work to the top of the chain of drug dealers to avenge the murder of Lila’s son.
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