Did she do it or didn’t she? It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others think her evil or insane. Now serving a life sentence, Grace claims to have no memory of the murders. An up-and-coming expert in the burgeoning field of mental illness is engaged by a group of reformers and spiritualists who seek a pardon for Grace. He listens to her story while bringing her closer and closer to the day she cannot remember. What will he find in attempting to unlock her memories? Alias Grace will keep you guessing.
Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale, brings us a captivating and disturbing tale of the 19th century’s most notorious woman, soon to be a 6-part mini series on Netflix. Check out the preview here: