In this film publicity image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Andy Serkis is shown in a scene from, 'sex & drugs & rock & roll.' (AP Photo/Tribeca Film Festival, Dean Rogers)AP – When the British director Mat Whitecross was growing up in Oxford, only so many films would make it to his local cinema. Most of the intriguing movies he read about playing at film festivals or in cities were not shown there.