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Alias Grace (Netflix 2017, Sarah Gadon, Zachary Levi) 

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The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott (Kerr Logan), was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin), in 1843.

James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life imprisonment. Grace became one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of 1840s Canada for her supposed role in the sensational double murder, and was eventually exonerated after 30 years in jail. Her conviction was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Grace was actually involved in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessory.

production details
Country: Canada | Netflix
Release Year: 2017

D.J. Carson as Producer
Margaret Atwood as Original Author
Mary Harron as Executive Producer
Noreen Halpern as Executive Producer
Sarah Polley as Creator and Executive Producer

cast
Sarah Gadon as Grace Marks
Anna Paquin as Nancy Montgomery
Diane D’Aquila as Mrs. Quenell
Zachary Levi as Jeremiah/Jerome Dupont
Edward Holcroft as Dr. Simon Jordan
Rebecca Liddiard as Mary Whitney
Kerr Logan as James McDermott
David Cronenberg as Reverend Verrenger
Paul Gross as Thomas Kinnear
Alice Snaden as Lydia
Kate Ross as Agnes
Sarah Manninen as Mrs. Humphrey
Stephen Joffe as Jamie Walsh
John Tench as Keepr #1
Jonathan Koensgen as Keeper #2
Elizabeth Saunders as Mrs. Honey
Martha Burns as Mrs. Parkinson
Will Seatle Bowes as George Parkinson
Jonathan Goad as Grace’s Father
Mag Ruffman as Diane
Claire Armstrong as Cook
Samantha Weinstein as Effie
Michael Therriault as Mr. McDonald
Christian Smith as Orderly
Sylvia Zuk as Immigrant

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