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