LIZZIE 

2018, Feature Film 

Sundance Film Festival, U.S. Dramatic Competition 

“Craig William Macneill’s focused direction and Noah Greenberg’s superb cinematography weave a suffocating cocoon around the two women. Nothing is wasted, and everything has a point”

- New York Times 

"accomplished, intriguing, and — for those who don't know the history well — informative ...The movie's handsome appearance is complemented by assured performances. "

- NPR

"A sensitive stylish take on the legend"

- Hollywood Reporter

 

"gripping, well-acted and sharply-written"

- The Guardian

 

"stylish and haunting"

- The Wrap 

 

“the performances and cinematography are so good”

- Variety

 

"an empowering, brutal character study

- Dread Central

 

“The film is deeply sensitive and erotic”

- The Advocate

 

"fascinating and ferocious"

- Slash Film

 

“an irrevocable plunge into death, madness and psychological ruin.”

- Screen Daily

 

“Lizzie feels like it’s designed for the current cultural moment, transforming Borden from nursery-rhyme psycho to a powerful, tragic female anti-hero.”

- The Verge

 

“stylish and haunting”

- SF Gate

 

“gripping tension and sensuality”

- Awards Circuit 

 

“haunting, beautiful, and heartbreaking”

- We Live Entertainment

CAST

Chloë Sevigny, Kristen Stewart, Dennis O'Hare, Fiona Shaw, Kim Dickens, Jamey Sheridan, Jeff Perry