Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies
and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger,
the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote
Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to
love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to
overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand her
captor, and so gain her freedom.