WHO’S IN IT?
Patricia Clarkson (Pieces of April), Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), Grace Gummer (The Homesman), Jake Weber (Meet Joe Black), Sarita Choudhury (Mississippi Masala), John Hodgman (Baby Mama), Samantha Bee (Sisters), Matt Salinger (What Dreams May Come), Daniela Lavender (Precious), Michael Mantell (The Ides of March), Avi Nash (Breaking Tradition)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Isabel Coixet (My Life Without Me), director; Sarah Kernochan (9½ Weeks), writer; Dana Friedman (The Nickel Children) and Daniel Hammond (Green Room), producers; Dhani Harrison (Seattle Road) and Paul Hicks (Outsiders), composers; Manel Ruiz (film debut), cinematographer; Keith Reamer (Songcatcher) and Thelma Schoonmaker (The Wolf of Wall Street), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In an attempt to embrace her newfound independence after her husband leaves her, author Wendy (Clarkson) decides to take driving lessons with Indian Sikh instructor Darwan (Kingsley), who is coping with an imminent arranged marriage. During their time together, both Wendy and Darwan learn about the value of friendships and love for other people…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley make for a lovable on-screen duo in this charming and life-affirming film that embraces what it is to care for another human being – all while trying not to stall in a learner car.