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Lizzie | Review

★★★

Craig William Macneil has produced a conflicted feature in Lizzie. There’s passion on screen in the form of the film’s star and producer Chloë Sevigny, whose devotion to the project has spanned almost a decade, but only in flights of brief delirium does the script match her. Although the production is strong, and soundscape marvellous, it’s hard not to feel like you are watching a scabrous melodrama repackaged for arthouse audiences. For all its qualities, Marshall’s is a film strapped by the corset of period drama biography.

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