The lady in the van: Starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings
Synopsis : Based on the true story of Miss Shepherd (played by two time Academy Award winner Maggie Smith - Best Actress, 1970, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Best Supporting Actress, California Suite 1979), a woman of uncertain origins "temporarily" parks her van in Alan Bennett's (Alex jennings) London driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favour becomes a relationship that will change both their lives. Acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner reunites with iconic writer Alan Bennett to create this rare and touching portrait. (Synopsis taken from DVD back cover information).
This film contains infrequent strong language.