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New Orleans -- Actor Billy Crystal babysat for his granddaughters for five days, and from the experience, a movie was born.

On Friday, Crystal walked the red carpet for a screening of his latest film, "Parental Guidance," which opens in theaters later this year and co-stars Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.

"It was exhausting," Crystal said of his babysitting experience as he walked the red carpet in New Orleans. Crystal said the movie is a fun, touching and comedic take on "the phenomenon of being able to take care of your kids' kids."

The film's director, Andy Fickman, said it was "a dream opportunity as a director to work with two comedy geniuses" in Crystal and Midler.

Fickman, who also walked the red carpet, said he was drawn to the story because many people can relate to the subject matter.

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