A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
In 1892, after the Borden family welcomes a new Irish maid called Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart), she and Lizzie (Chloë Sevigny) become friends. The friendship between these women becomes something more, even as Lizzie's relationship with her own parents unravels at a frightening level.Written by
The note given to Abby Borden saying that a member of the Churchill family was ill did not actually happen. Lizzie, in her many iterations of the events of that day, said she believed Abby Borden was not in the house having a received a note that someone was ill. Abby was not upstairs changing her dress to go out at the time of her murder, she was upstairs making the bed in the guest room. She was on the side of bed closest to the dresser when she was attacked from behind and given the angle and severity of the blows to her skull, it is likely she never even saw her attacker. See more »
Loved the chemistry between Stewart and Sevigny and it is beautifully shot. The Borden house is almost a character in and of itself. With so many films that move so fast, it was refreshing to watch the tension build in the household slowly.
This film added so much more to the infamous story that I already knew. It brought it to life. While Sevigny may not be happy with the final product, as a fan of hers and Stewart's I was impressed. Also, great performance by Denis O'Hare as Lizzie's uncle.
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