Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only ... See full summary »
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Young Roland wants to write. In desperate need of money, he takes job at an advertising agency. He ends up in a department that advertise cosmetics. He is commissioned to do market research of a new remedy for pimples.
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
Paul Andrew Williams
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The Independent journalist Tamara Drewe returns to Dorset, Ewedown, to sell the Winnard Farm that belonged to her deceased mother. Her neighbor Beth Hardiment runs a writers retreat with her unfaithful and womanizer husband Nicholas Hardiment who is a successful writer of Inchcombe adventures and cheats on Beth every now and then with younger women. Tamara was the sweetheart of the handyman Andy Cobb, whose family owned the Winnard Farm but lost it to Tamara's family, and when she sees him, she rekindles her love for him. However, when Tamara travels to interview the unpleasant drummer of the Swipe band Ben Sergeant, he has just found that his girlfriend Fran is having an affair with the other musician Steven Culley and he breaks up with the band. Tamara and Ben have a love affair and Ben moves to Winnard. Meanwhile, Ben's teenager fan Jody Long and her best friend Casey Shaw who are bored in Ewedown feel happy with the presence of Ben in the village. When Ben proposes to Tamara, they...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When Jody is sending her second email, the screen shows "Message Sent" before she hits a key to send the message. See more »
You know, before I had the nose job I had no problem being taken seriously. Maybe, when they removed that bit of cartilage they pulled out my brain by mistake.
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The UK version is edited to obtain a 15 rating, and these changes appear to have been incorporated into all release prints (aside from the French versions mentioned above). Two uses of the 'c' word were removed outright to avoid an 18 rating, leaving only one mouthed use of the word, which was obscured by a sound effect. See more »
Former ugly duckling Tamara Drewe (Gemma Arterton) returns to the village to sell her late mother's house. She rekindles feelings in former love handyman Andy Cobb. Andy works at the writers retreat of Nicholas Hardiment. Smug writer Nicholas is cheating on his wife Beth and she finds out. Tamara immediately catches everyone's attention as the men recall her with her big nose. She's a columnist and has an interview with obnoxious rock drummer Ben Sergeant. They get together and she accepts his offhanded marriage proposal. Andy is jealous. Restless local teens Jody and Casey are Ben fanatics and want Ben for themselves. Jody sends an email from Tamara's account and chaos ensues.
Director Stephen Frears creates a fluffy chaotic romantic comedy. The comedy is dark and light. This is a criss-cross of light and dark intents. There are some fun turns by these actors. Jessica Barden is memorable as the bratty teen. The kids are like crazy fairies interfering with the love affairs of the villagers. Gemma Arterton is the perfect heart breaker and broken heart. Roger Allam is such a creep and a charming one at that.
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