Christina Ricci stars as the enigmatic Miranda, whose appearance in the life of daydreaming librarian Frank (John Simm) propels him into a chaotic world where nothing is what it seems. From the docile domain of his Yorkshire library information desk, Frank suddenly finds himself in a world of confidence tricksters, sadistic villains, and amazing sex... Miranda, he discovers, has five identities - geisha girl, businesswoman, con woman, dancer and dominatrix. But which one is the real Miranda? John Hurt plays Christian, the elegant schemer who sets Miranda on the trail of deception. Kyle MacLachlan is Nailor, the million-dollar businessman whose weird fantasies are fuelled by assertive Miranda.