The story's literary underpinnings are hilariously represented by the denizens of a seedy writers' retreat situated near Tamara's old house, which she has come back to reclaim after her mother's death. show more
Jaunty and entertaining. show more
Most of Stephen Frears' Tamara Drewe is so breezily entertaining, and so bracingly clear-eyed about what total pains in the asses writers can be, that its final 15 minutes feel like an all-wrong slap in the face. show more
Poor. Two dimensonal, unlikeable characters. Plot holes. Appears to have been produced by drama students with more theory than ability.