Set in Swansea in the mid-'70s, the film sees Driver's Vivienne use William Shakespeare's The Tempest as her inspiration for the latest school stage production.
Hunky Dory also brings into focus a coming-of-age romance between classmates Davey (Aneurin Barnard) and Stella (Danielle Branch).
George MacKay, Kimberley Nixon and Steve Speirs are all among the cast for director Marc Evans's (My Little Eye, Patagonia) movie.
Hunky Dory opens in UK cinemas on March 2.
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