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The Van (1996)

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100 min | Comedy, Drama

The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being fired from his job at the bakery, Bimbo and his best...See moreThe third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being fired from his job at the bakery, Bimbo and his best mate go into business for themselves and purchase a chipper (a fish and chips van); but will the pressures of financial success sour their friendship forever? Written by Dawn M. Barclift See less
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Roddy Doyle (novel) (screenplay)
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$ 23,366
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$ 621,093
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May 16, 1997 (United States)

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6.8 / 10 | 3,833 votes