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Alias Grace: Miniseries (2017)

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Season premieres on Nov 2, 2017
Based on the award-winning novel by Margaret Atwood and inspired by true events, Alias Grace tells the story of Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), a young, poor Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who - along with stable hand James McDermott (Kerr Logan) - finds herself accused and convicted of the infamous 1843 double murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear (Paul Gross), and his housekeeper Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin).

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Sarah Gadon
as Grace Marks
Anna Paquin
as Nancy Montgomery
Kerr Logan
as James McDermott
Paul Gross
as Thomas Kinnear

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Sarah Gadon's exhilarating performance inhabits and subverts all the extreme adjectives thrown Grace's way, leaving you with a memorable character whose lingering unknowability is her greatest strength.

September 9, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The story comes to the viewer in complex chunks and unsettling layers... Innocent or guilty? There's much more to it than that.

September 25, 2017 | Full Review…

In most of the ways that matter, Netflix's Alias Grace presents an adaptation that delivers the gothic horror, social commentary, and domestic investigation of the novel.

September 17, 2017 | Full Review…

Gadon is the engine that drives it and there is a stiffness to the six-part adaptation of the type which tends to bedevil a good deal of Canadian TV drama.

September 15, 2017 | Full Review…

The hook may be a murder, but it's more interestingly examined as a story about storytelling and for the contributions of Polley, Harron and Gadon.

September 12, 2017 | Full Review…

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