The Lady in the Van Movie

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The Lady in the Van


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2015 | PG-13 | Biography Drama

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 l... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Lady in the Van release date was Friday, December 4, 2015. This was a Limited in theaters release.
Friday, January 15, 2016. This was a New York / Los Angeles release.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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Directed by

Nicholas Hytner

Screenwriter

Alan Bennett

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PG-13 for a brief unsettling image

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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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Trivia & Production Notes

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

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