A true story of shocking violence catapults a picturesque little town into history. Julie Walters stars as the head of a perfectly respectable household that is not what it seems. The close sibling relationship between the two maids (Joely Richardson, Jodhi May) takes on a new dimension as Walters discovers a sexual fever between the two sisters. The tensions reach the breaking point in a film you’ll find both beautiful and horrifying. –Image Entertainment
Nancy Meckler is an American theatre director and film director, best known for her work in the United Kingdom, especially with Shared Experience, where she is joint artistic director alongside Polly Teale.
Her work in motion pictures includes Sister My Sister and Indian Summer.
Meckler was brought up in Great Neck on Long Island, New York. She attended Antioch College and NYU,and she trained as an actress at LAMDA. She has lived in the UK since 1968. She is the wife of film producer David Aukin and the mother of director Daniel Aukin and actor Jethro Aukin. —Wikipedia
"...On the last step of the staircase a single eye was found intact, complete with the optic nerve. The eye had been torn out without the aid of an instrument."