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Tamara Drewe in Audlem

7th October 2010 @ 7:07am – by Audlem Webteam
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The first of the Autumn film nights is coming up on Saturday 30th October at the Public Hall. It will feature Tamara Drewe (15), a film set in rural England, which has received great reviews. "One of the best films of the year"; "Laugh out loud comedy" and all this from the director of The Queen.

The Independent newspaper said: "Do not be deceived by the apparent somnolence of its setting. Beneath the genteel clink of teacups and the cackle of geese bubbles a cauldron of adultery, resentment, longing, jealousy and sexual abandon.

"The goat's come into heat" is a sentence that will always have more than one meaning in this milieu. In a pictorially perfect Dorset village, Beth Hardiment (Tamsin Greig) runs a writers' retreat and turns a blind eye to the philandering of her crime-writer husband, Nicholas (Roger Allam).

"But she finally loses it when his latest infidelity gets found out: "For God's sake, we're surrounded by novelists!" he hisses at her before storming off to London. "Kind of a sleazebag, huh?" suggests Glen (Bill Camp), an American academic struggling with his book on Thomas Hardy. "We call him a prick round here," replies Andy (Luke Evans), gardening hunk and handyman.

"The atmosphere has no sooner settled than it's disrupted again by the arrival of Tamara Drewe, incarnated by Gemma Arterton with voluptuous curves, sizzling hotpants and a nose job ("Love the new hooter!"). Once a gawky teenager in the village, she has returned to sell up the home of her late mother, and soon has the menfolk in her thrall."

After a review like that, it's simply a case of forming an orderly queue for tickets! News soon on where to buy and prices.


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