One hot summer day in 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden, a teacher in Sunday school, returns to the house where she lives with her father, Andrew, stepmother, Abby, and her sister, Emma . But unlike a normal day, Lizzie found a crime scene: her parents were killed.
Cops questioning several people in town, but indications are always for Borden’s younger daughter, Lizzie. Her attorney, Andrew Jennings, he maintains his innocence saying that it is not possible for a woman to commit a crime so heinous, to kill his family with an ax. Or is it possible?