Saint James Films and TomCat Films, LLC in association with Sterling Films present a sorority slasher you won't soon forget The Axe is Back! A group of sorority girls are having a slumber ... See full synopsis »
A charismatic Real Estate agent, Kevin Coe, is publicly proud of his mother, a prominent socialite, but privately he must put up with her constant belittlement's and taunts. And while his ... See full summary »
Amos Lasher loses his wife and home in an accident, finding himself in the care of the state, or specifically speaking, the Sunset Nursing Home. Here he finds the head nurse, Daisy Daws, ... See full summary »
Six college students move into off-campus housing in Fall River, MA for the upcoming school year. Unknowingly, they move into the former Lizzie Borden house where on August 4th, 1892 Lizzie... See full summary »
Elizabeth Montgomery stars as Lizzie Borden, a 19th-century Massachusetts woman, who is put on trial for the brutal slaughter of her father and step-mother in the family mansion. She is accused of hacking up her parents with an ax after carefully removing her clothes to avoid bloodstains. Based on fact and considered shocking at the time for a TV-movie. Written by
In 1976, Elizabeth Montgomery told reporter Joan E. Vadeboncoeur about a letter she received after the film aired which left her perplexed. "One guy wrote a critique that went on for three pages. It was very articulate. I put it down and looked at the envelope and it was from a state institution. I'm wondering what he was in for. He didn't tell me." See more »
High voltage power cables on pylons can be seen on the hills behind the Borden house. See more »
Atmospheric, rather violent and shocking television-made movie from 1975 didn't ignite a great deal of controversy upon its original airing, yet it is still quite potent and scary today (arguably, if made today, it would have to be a cable movie with a strict rating). Elizabeth Montgomery is chilling as Lizzie Borden, who wishes she could sleep with one eye open at night after her father and stepmother end up axed in their home. The courtroom theatrics (including the examination of a too-clean skull) are a little bit histrionic, but check out Montgomery's half-smile in the final scene: she is very convincing here, positively riveting. Well-directed and memorably, straightforwardly played out, without a hint of camp.
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