In 1892, a young woman named Lizzie was accused to murder her father and his wife by the axe but she could prove her innocence. This epic dramatic movie recounts the life story of Lizzie from the beginning passing through her relationship with the family's maid, Bridget Sullivan, till she becomes a famous character on the news.
Actors Of "Lizzie"
Characters Of "Lizzie"
Critics Of "Lizzie"
The Straits Times (Singapore)
October 25, 2018 The team has come up with a psychologically realistic but polite work that, like the corsets around Lizzie's torso, feels too buttoned-down and joyless for its own good.Read in Source
November 27, 2018 Casting LIZZIE - a telling of how the Borden Ax Murders might have gone - as a gothic horror film makes a certain amount of sense. If only they had given the thing a pulse.Read in Source
Silver Screen Riot
November 01, 2018 Macneill displays a want to serve understanding and compassion to this difficult character, championing study over sensationalization.
September 27, 2018 Unfortunately, despite a couple of solid performances, the film doesn't break any new ground or offer any particular illumination on these grisly crimes.Read in Source
September 20, 2018 While you wish the characters were a little more fleshed out, the light effectively traps you within that airless era.Read in Source
September 21, 2018 Borden was a cold-blooded killer, and the handsomely crafted, at times laborious Lizzie takes a step back and examines her story in a semi-modern context.Read in Source
November 09, 2018 In a moment where women and femmes are, in unprecedented numbers, demanding that their abusers be held accountable, this period drama is not without comfort.Read in Source
September 24, 2018 The movie tackles [Lizzie's sexual awakening] much more head-on -- and explicitly -- than other depictions of Borden's life, including a recent Lifetime movie and series, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
September 27, 2018 For all the horror of her situation, Lizzie needed some larger motivation to wield her axe. Lizzie dramatically provides it.Read in Source
San Diego Reader
September 21, 2018 When the time comes for the famous axe and whacks, Lizzie reveals itself as more Greek tragedy than murder mystery - a depiction of feminine ferocity and ingenuity in the face of injustice.Read in Source
Far Out Magazine
November 09, 2018 It's another unfortunate case of a good concept and great acting, badly managed, resulting in a promising but, in the end, mediocre movie.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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