From the makers of BAFTA - winning MI5 comes a slick, action-packed drama full of humour and intrigue. Hustle follows the fortunes of a gang of five expert con artists let loose on the streets of London. They are specialists in the ways of the grifter and all are keen to liberate cash from the amoral and undeserving. Mickey Stone is fresh out of jail. His marriage is on the rocks, but he has a strong family to fall back on. That family - Albert and Ash, two old-timers who look like butter wouldn't melt in their mouths; and beautiful, street-sharp Stacie - are his partners in crime. Coming together to perform one last con, they hook up with young blood Danny Blue, a rookie with the makings of a master. But after the first last one, there have just got to be more. And so they begin. A greedy businessman is tempted into gambling on the stock market for a promised huge return; an art dealer, desperate to own a newly discovered painting is cornered into buying a fake; a violent casino boss is seduced into funding a fictitious film. But the hustlers always keep in mind that they have a means to an end: ever-conscious of the bad luck that can jinx people in this business they avoid the trap of greed - and even do right by those who have lost at their hands in the past. Criminals with consciences, playing tricks with trust, the hustlers are likable, lovable rogues evoking the wit and warmth of Ocean's Eleven. Their first rule of law: you can't con an honest man.
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