Fingersmith

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THE INSPIRATION FOR "THE HANDMAIDEN"

Sally Hawkins, Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance, Rupert Evans, David Troughton and Elaine Cassidy star in this highly acclaimed mini-series set partly in Victorian London's criminal underworld, adapting Sarah Waters' Man Booker Prize-nominated novel.

Fingersmith

Petty thief Sue Trinder is part of an elaborate scheme to defraud heiress Maud Lilly of her inheritance. Urged on by her guardian Mrs Sucksby, Sue aids conman Richard Rivers in his plan to marry Maud then have her committed to a madhouse, thus claiming her fortune.

In a dramatic twist, it is Sue herself who is consigned to the asylum, as Maud, desperate to escape her own tortured existence, has been in on Rivers' plan from the start. But Maud learns that she too is a victim of Rivers' deception – and the two young women now find their lives intertwined in ways that neither could have imagined...

SPECIAL FEATURE: Behind the Scenes of Fingersmith

Fingersmith


Reference
7954696
Barcode
5027626469641
Classification
15
Number of Discs
1
Picture
1.78:1 / Colour
Sound
Stereo / English
Subtitles
None
Region
2 / PAL
Time
180 mins