Netflix: the acclaimed miniseries based on a real double homicide that has only 6 chapters

Netflix: the acclaimed miniseries based on a real double homicide that has only 6 chapters

A servant who was accused of murder in 1843 hides many more mysteries and enigmas than one can imagine in this platform production.

X Sarah Godon

lovers of Margaret Atwood They have plenty of reason to celebrate. The famous Canadian novelist, author of The Handmaid’s Talebrings one of his creations to a streaming platform again, only this time he moves from Star+ to Netflix.

Those who have read his most important novels or seen the dystopian world series starring Elizabeth Mossyou know that Atwood is characterized by her strong stories, with female protagonists and well distinguished settings. And in this case, he does not disappoint again. Only he leaves aside the imaginary worlds and long chapters, to turn to a historical fiction miniseries.

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What is this maid accused of murder hiding?

What is this maid accused of murder hiding?


What Alias ​​Grace is about, Netflix miniseries

The plot focuses on Grace Marks, a young Irish immigrant employed in a Canadian home. In 1843, at the age of sixteen, she became involved in the murder of the owners of the house, Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery.

After a controversial trial, it was sentenced to life imprisonment, becoming an enigmatic figure of the time due to his alleged role in the crime. Her conviction sparked intense debate about her guilt, and she was freed 30 years later.

The Grace’s release from prison revives interest in the case, with society eager to discover the truth about this enigmatic Irish woman.

The new series of Netflixbased on the works of Margaret Atwoodhas the writing and production of Sarah Polley (Stories We Tell) and the address of Mary Harron (American Psycho, Wicked Lovely).

Trailer for Alias ​​Grace, Netflix miniseries

Embed – Alias ​​Grace | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Cast of Alias ​​Grace, Netflix miniseries

  • Sarah Gadon as Grace Marks, the protagonist
  • Edward Holcroft as Dr. Simon Jordan, a weak-willed psychiatrist
  • Rebecca Liddiard as Mary Whitney, Grace’s friend
  • Zachary Levi as Jeremiah the traveling salesman
  • Kerr Logan as James McDermott, Kinnear employee
  • David Cronenberg as Reverend Verrenger, a member of the committee who wants Grace to be acquitted
  • Anna Paquin as Nancy Montgomery, Kinnear employee
  • Paul Gross as Thomas Kinnear, a rich man who hires Grace

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