Lizzie: Biopic Starring Chloe Sevigny in Titular Role and Kristen Stewart as Irish Maid

Lizzie, which world premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Fest, will be released by Roadside Attractions on Sep 14.

Set in 1892, Lizzie centers on the notorious axe murderess Lizzie Borden (Chloe Sevigny), who was accused and acquitted of killing her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts.

Kristen Stewart co-stars as Bridget Sullivan, an Irish maid who comes to live with the Borden family and secretly develops an intimate relationship with Lizzie.

The thriller also features Fiona Shaw as Lizzie’s stepmother, Abby Borden; Jamey Sheridan as Lizzie’s father, Andrew Borden; and Kim Dickens as Lizzie’s sister, Emma Borden.

Denis O’Hare, Jeff Perry, and Jay Huguley also star.

Sevigny’s Lizzie is interrogated about her father’s murder. When asked if Andrew Borden might have had any enemies, she responds, “This is America, sir. Every man with a pulse has enemies.”