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Duration: 1 hour, 46 minutes

Thriller about a gynaecologist's wife who goes looking for vengeance when her husband commits suicide amid accusations of molestation from some of his patients, causing her to lose her unborn baby. The young widow tracks down the woman who made the first complaint and insinuates herself into the family under the guise of a nanny in order to take her brutal revenge and steal the family she never had.

Last on

Christmas Eve 2013 01:25 BBC Three

Music Played

6 items


Annabella Sciorra
Rebecca De Mornay
Matt McCoy
Ernie Hudson
Julianne Moore
Curtis Hanson
Amanda Silver


  • Fri 2 Dec 2011 23:30 BBC One

  • Tue 12 Feb 2013 23:25 BBC One except Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland, Scotland HD, Wales, Wales HD

  • Tue 12 Feb 2013 23:55 BBC One Wales, Wales HD only

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