Roadside Attractions has released a new trailer for the upcoming thriller Lizzie, starring Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart. Directed by CraigWilliam Macneill (The Boy), the film is a reimagining of the classic tale of Lizzie Borden, a woman who killed her family with an axe.
Lizzie premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and opens in theaters September 14th.
Academy Award® nominee Chloë Sevigny (Boys Don’t Cry, “Big Love”) stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the heart of one of the most enduring mysteries in American history. After a lifetime of loneliness, Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in housemaid Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart) and their secret intimacy sparks an unthinkable act. Director Craig William Macneill (The Boy (2015), “Channel Zero: Candle Cove”) explores the days leading up to the savage crimes in a dark tale of repression, exploitation and thwarted dreams.