Julie & Rupert
Julie & Rupert

Potter stars movies showing at the Tribeca Film Festival

  March 30, 2006 at 3:46 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via News Tip)
  julie walters, rupert grint, alan rickman


Harry Potter actors Julie Waltersopens in new window and Rupert Grint’sopens in new window film Driving Lessonsopens in new window will be one of the many movies showed at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The festival runs from April 5th through May 7th and will showcase over 250 movies from around the world.

The synopsis of the film reads:

Ben (Rupert Grint) is a shy teenager living in London and trying to escape from the clutches of his religious mother (Laura Linney). He finally gets his chance when he meets a retired actress who whisks him off to Edinburgh, where he learns to drive, dance, and pick up girls. Brock's loosely autobiographical coming-of-age tale is a heartwarming treat.

The movie will be showing on April 30th, May 1st and May 6th, with tickets costing $12 each. Please go hereopens in new window to book your tickets or to read additional information about the festival.

Thanks to Natalie for the news.

Also, thanks to Michelle for letting us know that Alan Rickman's film Snowcakeopens in new window will also be shown at the festival on May 4th and 7th.

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