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Title Fingersmith / a Sally Head Production for the BBC ; produced in association with Freemantle International Distribution, a FreemantleMedia Company ; producer, Georgina Lowe ; screenplay, Peter Ransley ; director, Aisling Walsh.

Publication Info. Silver Spring, Md. : Distributed exclusively by Acorn Media U.S., [2005]
©2005

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD FINGERSMITH    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD FINGERSMITH    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD FINGERSMITH    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Cast Sally Hawkins, Rupert Evans, Elaine Cassidy, Charles Dance, Imelda Staunton.
Credits Director of photography, Simon Kossoff ; editor, Bryan Oates ; composer, Richard Blackford.
Summary "The lives of two young women collide in [a]...thriller that alternates between the twisting back alleyways of Dickensian London and the cloistered gloom of a Gothic mansion. Raised in a den of petty thieves, or 'fingersmiths,' plucky orphan Sue Trinder agrees to help a con man known as Gentleman defraud and betray wealthy heiress Maud Lilly. But Sue's plans are turned upside down when she falls in love with Maud. Then the women are separated -- each to her own hellish prison -- just as they realize the strength of their passion for each other..." -- Container.
Contents Special features: Behind-the-scenes featurette ; character profiles ; photo gallery ; cast filmographies.
Audience "Recommended for mature audiences." - Note on container.
Note Based on the novel by Sarah Waters.
Originally produced for broadcast on the BBC in 2005.
Language English ; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Pickpockets -- England -- London -- 19th century -- Drama.
Orphans -- England -- London -- 19th century -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- England -- London -- 19th century -- Drama.
Women -- England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama.
Women -- Institutional care -- England -- 19th century -- Drama.
Lesbians -- England -- 19th century -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Video recordings.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Walsh, Aisling.
Ransley, Peter.
Lowe, Georgina.
Hawkins, Sally, 1976-
Evans, Rupert.
Cassidy, Elaine, 1979-
Dance, Charles.
Staunton, Imelda, 1956-
Waters, Sarah, 1966- Fingersmith.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Freemantle Media (Firm)
Sally Head Productions (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Other Title Finger smith
ISBN 1569387907
9781569387900
Standard No. 054961790791
Music No. AMP-7907 Acorn Media
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