Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

2019

Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

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Investigative reporter Nellie Bly feigns mental illness on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women's Lunatic Asylum.

Cast

Christina Ricci
as Nellie Bly
Judith Light
as Matron Grady
Josh Bowman
as Dr. Josiah

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  • Ricci, who's always done well by her darkly curious characters, is convincing as a marked woman. But it's Light who ravages the screen, her Matron Grady filled with the class-based self-hatred of a woman Inspector Javer.

    January 22, 2019 | Full Review…
  • If the goal was to goose the drama, "Escaping the Madhouse" falls well short of its intent.

    January 18, 2019 | Full Review…

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