Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart captivate in this compelling retelling of the strange and fascinating case of Lizzie Borden.

In 1892, unmarried Lizzie lives a repressed existence under the iron rule of her authoritarian father. When new housemaid Bridget Sullivan comes to work at the house, Lizzie finds in her a friend and confidante. But as secret romance blossoms, familial tensions continue to loom, with violent consequences.

Running time: 2h05, including ads and trailers.

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