The Lady in the Van Movie

The Lady in the Van movie poster

Who's Involved:

Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, Jim Broadbent, Roger Allam, Alex Jennings, James Corden, Nicholas Hytner, Alan Bennett

Release Date:

Friday, December 4, 2015 Limited
Friday, January 15, 2016 New York / Los Angeles

PG-13   PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED MPA
a brief unsettling image
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Alan Bennett's story is based on the true story of Miss Shepherd (played by Maggie Smith), a woman of uncertain origins who "temporarily" parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.

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Who stars in The Lady in the Van: Cast List

... Miss Shepherd

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Who's making The Lady in the Van: Crew List

A look at the The Lady in the Van behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Nicholas Hytner last directed The History Boys. The film's writer Alan Bennett last wrote The History Boys.

Screenwriter

Alan Bennett

Producer

Nicholas Hytner

Production Company

BBC Films

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Production: What we know about The Lady in the Van?

Key Facts

  1. Filmed on the street and in the house where Bennett and Miss Shepherd lived all those years.
  2. Screened at the Toronto International Film Festival to critical praise.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - March: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2014 - May: The film was set to Development  status.

The Lady in the Van Release Date: When was the film released?


The Lady in the Van was a Limited release in 2015 on Friday, December 4, 2015. There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Krampus, Christmas Eve and Youth.

As a Limited release, The Lady in the Van will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

The Lady in the Van DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Lady in the Van was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 .

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