Check out the full length trailer for “Lizzie Borden Took An Ax”. There is hardly any time when a TV movie catches my eye or gets me excited. This one has me watering at the mouth! 1-it deals with the one real life killer that I have ever had a fan fetish over-Lizzie Borden. 2-It has Christina Ricci, who I think is Indie fierce!
“Lizzie Borden Took An Ax” airs on Lifetime January 25t at 8 pm eastern time. The movie also stars Billy Campbell and Clea DuVall. “It’s not just a disturbing nursery rhyme! Now the true story of how Lizzie Borden murdered her parents (or did she?) in the summer of 1892 is being brought to Lifetime, with Christina Ricci as the eponymous Lizzie. The true-crime case captured national attention when it first happened, proving that Americans obsession with scandalous and sordid tales is nothing new.
” The nursery rhyme “Lizzie Borden took an ax…and gave her mother forty whacks…when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one” has been folklore for generations. But, in fact, it was Lizzie Borden — one of the most legendary figures in American history — who first whetted the public’s voracious interest in scandalous crimes in the 1800s with her own gruesome story involving the brutal murder of her parents.