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A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kristen Stewart ... Bridget Sullivan
Chloë Sevigny ... Lizzie Borden
Kim Dickens ... Emma Borden
Fiona Shaw ... Abby Borden
Denis O'Hare ... John Morse
Jeff Perry ... Andrew Jennings
Jamey Sheridan ... Andrew Borden
Tara Ochs ... Susan Gilbert
Jay Huguley ... William Henry Moody
Darin Cooper ... Jury Foreman
Jeremy Sykes ... Tenement Man
Jody Matzer ... Deputy Fleet
Tom Thon ... Prof. Wood
Ivylyn Nickel ... Tenant
Daniel Wachs ... Dr. Bowen
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Storyline

In 1892, after the Borden family welcomes a new Irish maid called Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart), she and Lizzie (Chloë Sevigny) become friends. The friendship between these women becomes something more and that is not only falling in love, at the same time they're are both victims of physical and sexual abuse from Mr. Borden. But tension in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point. Written by Merve Kurt

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The legend of Lizzie Borden


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Rated R for violence and grisly images, nudity, a scene of sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lizzie See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,580, 16 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$642,157, 25 October 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Well shot, great chemistry
24 September 2018 | by kevindouchkoffSee all my reviews

Loved the chemistry between Stewart and Sevigny and it is beautifully shot. The Borden house is almost a character in and of itself. With so many films that move so fast, it was refreshing to watch the tension build in the household slowly.

This film added so much more to the infamous story that I already knew. It brought it to life. While Sevigny may not be happy with the final product, as a fan of hers and Stewart's I was impressed. Also, great performance by Denis O'Hare as Lizzie's uncle.


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