Coixet Reuniting with Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson for “Learning to Drive”

Isabel Coixet must’ve really liked working with Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson…

The 53-year-old Spanish filmmaker is reunting with Kingley and Clarkson on Learning to Drive, which is currently shooting in New York.

Isabel Coixet

Coixet previously worked with the actors previously on the film Elegy.

Learning to Drive is based on a Katha Pollitt essay first published in The New Yorker in 2002.

The film also stars Jake Weber, Grace Gummer and Sarita Choudhury.

Clarkson will portray a Manhattanite who takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor (Kingsley) who is living in Queens under political asylum.

Coixet’s other directing credits include a segment in Paris, je t’aime, My Life Without Me and The Secret Life of Words.

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