Netflix Release First Trailer For Margaret Atwood Adaptation ALIAS GRACE

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The six-hour mini-series debuts in November.

Based on Margaret Atwood's award winning novel, Alias Grace comes to Netflix November 3rd in the form of a six-part mini-series.

In the series, inspired by a real life case, Sarah Gadon stars as Grace Marks, an Irish immigrant to Canada who was convicted of the murder of her employer and his housekeeper.

American Psycho's Mary Harron directs from a script by Sarah Polley, making this possibly the most Canadian thing ever.

The official synopsis reads:

The story of Alias Grace follows Grace Marks, a poor, young Irish immigrant and domestic servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James McDermott, was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery, in 1843. James was hanged while Grace was sentenced to life imprisonment. Grace became one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of 1840s Canada for her supposed role in the sensational double murder, and was eventually exonerated after 30 years in jail. Her conviction was controversial, and sparked much debate about whether Grace was actually involved in the murder, or merely an unwitting accessory.

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