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The Van

FoxVideo; rental pricing
Feature; R
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Colm Meaney and Donal O'Kelly

The third film based on Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy finds two entrepreneurial Dubliners bumbling into business with a ramshackle chipper van. Let's just say they're not natural businessmen — one customer gets served a deep-fried diaper! Alone, the film is an endearing character study; together, with the other adaptations of Doyle's works, The Commitments and The Snapper, it completes a poignant triptych about blue-collar Irish.

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