A 45-second teaser released Monday along with the premiere news introduces Grace (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young Irish immigrant and servant in Upper Canada who, along with stable hand James Mc Dermott (Kerr Logan), was convicted of the brutal murders of their employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper and lover, Nancy Montgomery (Anna Paquin), in 1843.Nancy, who initially befriended Grace, fired her in a fit of jealous rage before she was found brutally murdered.The 1843 double murder was one of Upper Canada’s most notorious crimes.Netflix will explore the possibilities in Alias Grace, a six-hour miniseries based on Margaret Atwood’s book on convicted 19th century murderer Grace Marks, to the streaming movie service.
He said he gave her money for an art exhibition, to have some of her work framed, for import duty at an airport and for her food and hotel."I think of all the things that have been written about me," narrates Marks of herself in the clip. That I am an innocent victim of a blaggard, forced against my will and in danger of my own life. How can I be all of these different things at once?