East of Eden is a film adaptation of the book by John Steinbeck of the same name. Jennifer Lawrence is set to star as Cathy Ames.
The story is primarily set in the Salinas Valley, California, between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of World War I. The lives of two families, the Trasks and the Hamiltons, are intertwined. Generations of the family continuously reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the rivalry of Cain and Abel with no end in sight.