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THE VAN
In Competition – Feature Films

THE VAN

Directed by : Stephen FREARS

Country : UNITED KINGDOM Length : 105 minutes

Synopsis

Dublin, November 1989. Bimbo Reeves, a baker, has lost his job. Refusing to accept a future of afternoon TV and pubs, he buys a dilapidated van with his redundancy money. As 1990 gets underway and World Cup fever hits Dublin, Bimbo and his best friend and partner Larry, enter the fast food business. Bimbo's wife Maggie is also involved. The enterprise starts brilliantly, the men are happy and the friendship is solid. But, as the business prospers, things gradually turn sour. The lack of working space, Larry's resentment of Maggie and his self-pity undermines the business and the friendship. The van has come between them and both their hearts are breaking. An unhappy Bimbo decides to make the supreme sacrifice...

Credits

Stephen FREARS - Director

Roddy DOYLE - Script / Dialogue

Oliver STAPLETON - Cinematography

Eric CLAPTON - Music

Richard HARTLEY - Music

Mick AUDSLEY - Film Editor

Mark GERAGHTY - Set decorator

Casting

Ger RYAN - Maggie

Donal O'KELLY - Bimbo

Colm MEANEY - Larry

Caroline ROTWELL - Mary

film poster © DR

In Competition – Feature Films Released on Stephen FREARS

THE VAN

Dublin, November 1989. Bimbo Reeves, a baker, has lost his job. Refusing to accept a future of afternoon TV and pubs, he buys a dilapidated van with h...
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