Raised in a den of petty thieves ("fingersmiths"), an orphan agrees to help a con man defraud and betray an heiress. Plans change when the two women fall in love with each other. Adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters (Tipping the Velvet
), this riveting BBC miniseries features Oscar®
-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), BAFTA-nominee Charles Dance (The Jewel in the Crown
), Sally Hawkins, Rupert Evans, and Elaine Cassidy in "a tightly plotted tale of lust, deception and intrigue"--The Guardian
(U.K.). CC; approx. 180 min. on 1 DVD. For mature audiences.