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Kristen Stewart & Chloë Sevigny Are Taking Their Lizzie Borden Biopic To Sundance

(Last Updated On: December 2, 2017)

What’s extra thrilling than listening to Kristen Stewart and Chloë Sevigny made a film collectively? Hearing that the movie will make its world premiere on the Sundance Film Festival in 2018.

The two star within the biopic Lizzie, which takes a better have a look at Lizzie Borden, a teenage lady who was accused of murdering her father and her stepmother in 1892 solely to be discovered not responsible in a trial that was principally the O.J. Simpson trial of its day.

The psychological thriller makes an attempt to indicate a extra complicated facet of Lizzie, performed by Stewart, that might clarify why she could have dedicated such a heinous crime. To do that, the movie delves into Lizzie’s relationship with Sevigny’s character, Bridget Sullivan, who was the household’s housemaid and Lizzie’s alleged romantic associate. Bridget was additionally the one that claimed to have witnessed Lizzie homicide Andrew Borden and his spouse Abby with an ax.

According to Nylon, Lizzie, which has been within the making for the final two years, has been described as a “gothic psychological thriller with an indelible romance at its core.” The first picture from the film, seen above, reveals the 2 actresses in an embrace, which proves the movie is not going to draw back from the romance.

From the seems of Sevigny’s Instagram, which celebrated the Sundance information, there’s quite a lot of love between the 2 stars. “Me and this fireplace cracker made a film and it’s going to #sundance2018,” Sevigny captioned a black and white photo of her and Stewart. “She had my again and I’ll love her ceaselessly! Congrats to our laborious working solid and crew!” She also thanked the Savannah, Georgia bar The Original Pinkie Masters “for giving us a protected place to let our hair down!”

No shock, that is the place this photograph was taken and sure, the 2 clearly let their hair down for the shot.


Finding out that Lizzie is heading to Sundance, which runs from January 18 to January 28, is not the one factor these two must rejoice this yr. Both made their directorial debuts as a part of Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology movie sequence.

Sevigny’s quick movie Kitty, which she known as a “whisper of a movie,” is predicated on the 1980 quick story by Paul Bowles about a little bit lady named Kitty who finally ends up turning right into a cat. The movie ended up making its debut on the Cannes Film Festival earlier this yr. Stewart’s quick movie Come Swim , which took a have a look at one’s man nervousness and heartbreak, premiered at Sundance final January to rave opinions. Now the 2 ladies will get to observe up these movies with one other movie that is certain to have folks speaking.

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