Inspired by Katha Pollitt’s memoir of the same name, Learning to Drive is an American comedy about Wendy (Patricia Clarkson), a successful book editor taking driving lessons with instructor Darwan (Ben Kingsley) after the breakup of her marriage to Ted (Jake Weber) forces her to become more self-sufficient.

The film was named first-runner up for the People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and hits theatres on August 21, 2015.

Learn more about the book that inspired the movie.

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Books on Film: Learning to Drive

Category: Books on Film

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