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Alias Grace

Alias Grace

Details: 2017 ‧ Drama ‧ 1 season
Descr: Based on the 1996 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, "Alias Grace" tells the story of young Grace Marks, a poor Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who is accused and convicted of the 1843 murder of her employer and his housekeeper. Stablehand James McDermott is also convicted of the crime. McDermott is hanged, but Grace is sentenced to life in prison, leading her to become one of the most notorious women of the period in Canada. The story is based on actual 19th-century events.
Number Of Episodes: 6
Director: Mary Harron
Awards: Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, MORE
Nominations: Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, MORE
Networks: Netflix, CBC Television
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