Tamara Drewe

Tamara Drewe

Gemma Arterton
Director: Stephen Frears Cast: Gemma Arterton
Gemma Arterton
, Roger Allam
Roger Allam
, Bill Camp
Bill Camp
Stephen Frears

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Overview

Stephen Frears directed this comedy drama about an ugly duckling who's followed by a handful of suitors after maturing into a sexy swan. Tamara Drewe (Gemma Arterton) was born and raised in Ewedown, a quiet community on the outskirts of London dominated by a writer's colony run by Nicholas Hardiment (Roger Allam), a best-selling novelist who specializes in crime fiction, and his wife Beth (Tamsin Greig). When Tamara left Ewedown, she was a plain and awkward teenager, but when she returns home for the first time in years, the locals are surprised to discover that time (and a nose job) have turned her into an attractive and alluring woman, and she's gained a share of money and fame thanks to a successful newspaper column. Tamara has returned to Ewedown after the death of her mother in order to refurbish the family home and put it on the market. Before long, Tamara finds herself pursued by three men from her past -- Andy Cobb (Luke Evans), her former boyfriend who has been hired to help fix up the house; Ben Sergeant (Dominic Cooper), the swaggering drummer with a local indie rock band flirting with larger success; and Nicholas (Roger Allam), who is chronically unfaithful to his wife and sees an opportunity with the neighborhood girl who was infatuated with him in her teens. Tamara Drewe was adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Posy Simmonds, which was in turn inspired by Thomas Hardy's novel Far From the Madding Crowd.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/08/2011
UPC: 0043396369078
Original Release: 2010
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:51:00
Sales rank: 50,676

Special Features

The making of Tamara Drewe; Reconstrucing Tamara Drewe; Commentary with Gemma Arterton and Luke Evans

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gemma Arterton Tamara Drewe
Roger Allam Nicholas Hardiment
Bill Camp Glen McCreavy
Dominic Cooper Ben Sergeant
Luke Evans Andy Cobb
Tamsin Greig Beth Hardiment
Jessica Barden Jody Long
Charlotte Christie Casey Shaw
James Naughtie Interviewer
John Bett Diggory
Josie Taylor Zoe
Bronagh Gallagher Eustacia
Pippa Haywood Tess
Susan Wooldridge Penny Upminster
Amanda Lawrence Mary
Zahra Ahmadi Nadia Patel
Cheryl Campbell Lucetta
Alex Kelly Jody's Mum
Emily Bruni Caitlin
Lola Frears Poppy Hardiment
Tom Allen Vintner
Patricia Quinn Posh Hippy
Walter Hall Army Geek
Joel Fry Steve Culley
Lois Winstone Fran Redmond
Nathan Cooper 'Swipe' Band Member
Benjamin Todd 'Swipe' Band Member
Albert Clark Boss the Dog

Technical Credits
Stephen Frears Director
Maya Amsellem Executive Producer
Mick Audsley Editor
Consolata Boyle Costumes/Costume Designer
Moira Buffini Screenwriter
Ben Davis Cinematographer
Alexandre Desplat Score Composer
Hannah Farrell Associate Producer
Sharon Harel Executive Producer
Sam Knox-Johnston Production Manager
Christine Langan Executive Producer
Alan Macdonald Production Designer
Alison Owen Producer
Daniel Phillips Makeup
Eve Schoukroun Executive Producer
Tracey Seaward Producer
Paul Trijbits Producer
Faye Ward Associate Producer

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