10 Harry Potter Moments You Never Knew Were Improvised

9. Voldemort Gets Handsy

In the final chapter of the Harry Potter saga, The Deathly Hallows: Part 2, it is safe to say that everyone has been through the wringer, and few more so than the Malfoy family, whose patriarch has been beaten, imprisoned and disgraced, only narrowly escaping death.

However, it is not Lucius Malfoy (Jason Isaacs) who has his true reckoning in this film. Oh no, that grisly honour goes to Draco (Tom Felton), who must cross the no man's land from his place amongst the Hogwarts fighters to the Death Eaters, purportedly to join Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), but really to make a run for it following his dark night of the soul.

His fate is reflected in his parents' predicament: Lucius, who is as bad at being bad as he is bad, has nowhere left to turn; and his mother, Narcissa (the late, great Helen McCrory), has planted her flag firmly with her family, faking Harry's death (and defying the Dark Lord) so she can have her son back.

Unexpectedly though, Voldemort hugs Draco on his crossing to the other side, in one of his most eerily sinister moves. As Felton was entirely unprepared for this gesture, the stiff, awkward and uncomfortable reaction was true to life as well as being true to the moment and character.

The same scene was shot fifteen to twenty times, but the final cut - the one in which Fiennes unexpectedly hugs Felton - was the one the editors chose for the final cut.

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