3.5 The British slay TV movies, this is no exception. It kind of drags (152 min. is the uncut), but still a fun straight forward twisted tale of corruption and torture, kind of like an easily digestible pulp novel you read in one sitting, then curl up in your cozy bed gratified. Cherie Lunghi is lovely (and dark); her grace and charm reminiscent of the great Lesley Manville. Du Sautoy is equally exquisitely evil.