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Driving Lessons

Cert: 15
Contains strong language
Runtime: 1 hour 38 mins
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Itís another dreary school holiday for the downtrodden Ben (RUPERT GRINT). Seventeen years of living in an absurdly conservative and traditional household with his overbearing mother (LAURA LINNEY) and mild mannered vicar father (NICHOLAS FARRELL) have taken its toll on young Ben. While the other kids are out having fun, Ben spends these precious few weeks attending Bible classes, having driving lessons with his mother and helping out at a local old peopleís home.

However, Benís summer is about to become a whole lot more exciting when heís employed by retired actress Evie (JULIE WALTERS). Vulgar, dignified and childish all at once, she certainly is not the kind of person Ben expected when searching through the job listings in the stuffy parish magazine, ďHello JesusĒ. Evie enters Benís life with a cataclysmic force, whisking him away on a series of adventures from camping, to performing Shakespeare in the garden, to attending the Edinburgh festival Ė where he meets Bryony (MICHELLE DUNCAN), a girl more his own age.

Evieís unconventional and often downright bizarre behaviour challenges Benís beliefs, and forces him to confront the very idea of who he wants to be. Then, when it seems that his new found freedom is about to be taken away, Ben has to suddenly choose; should he continue to conform, or break out and live his life as his own man?

Genre: Comedy
UK release date: 08/09/2006
Starring: Rupert Grint, Julie Walters, Laura Linney
Directed by: Jeremy Brock
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