R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
'Stephen Frears' ( qv) was keen to work with Roger Allam again, having enjoyed directing him four years earlier in The Queen (2006).
So, who are your influences?
Ben Sergeant: Everyone asks that. I mean, what do you want me to say? Phil Collins? Animal from The Muppets?
When the writers at the writers' retreat are typing their books, their keystrokes obviously have nothing to do with the text that is going through their heads.
The version of the film released at the Cannes Film Festival 2010 and in France theatrically and on DVD differs from the theatrical version released worldwide. The differences are the changing of a line in a scene between Jody and Casey in Tamara's bedroom as Jody comments on Tamara being "a lucky c***", instead of "a lucky cow", and also with the inclusion of explanatory captions at the close of the film elaborating on events which take place after the film's timeline:
£615,553 (UK) (12 September 2010)
$560,101 (USA) (13 March 2011)