Headstrong Lizzie Borden lives with her wealthy father, stepmother, and sister in Fall River, Massachusetts. When her family hires live-in maid Bridget, an uneducated Irish immigrant, the two find kindred spirits in one another and tension builds in the Borden household. Based on the infamous 1892 axe murders by Lizzie Borden.
The legend of Lizzie Borden. In 1892 Lizzie Borden lives a quiet life in Massachusetts under the strict rules established by her father. Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in the live-in maid, Bridget, and friendship soon blossoms into a secret romance. But tension mounts in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point.. Lizzie Wiki
Great movie, excellent cinematography. The actors were gripping, spot on time period. Goes to show that good directors can make the piece.
I enjoyed this film and its cryptic take on the Lizzie Borden tale. Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart in a film together was a cinematic gift
How is this movie not a blockbuster hit!
The film does a good job of portraying its given time period. Performances by Kristen Stewart and Chloe Sevigny are mesmerizing in their own right. But there is definitely a lack of momentum. It’s very cut and dry leading right up to the end. The point was to say Lizzie Borden was ruthless. I mean the killings were shown as nothing but that. But I expected more from this film especially with its strong female leads. And on top of that, Lizzie’s story deserved justice now more than ever since the made-for-tv version with Christina Ricci was a bit of a flop.