Film Club – February 6th – The Van (1996)

Monday 6th February 7.30pm

Stephen Frears directs this comedy drama, based on the book by the best-selling author Roddy Doyle. When Bimbo Reeves (Donal O’Kelly) is made redundant from his job in Dublin, he begins hanging around with his unemployed friend Larry (Colm Meaney). Larry convinces Bimbo to use his redundancy money to buy a van, from which the pair intend to sell fish and chips to the crowds massing for the 1990 World Cup. Even if they make a go of the fast-food business, can their friendship stand the strain?

A tender tale of male friendship, swimming in grease and stained with ketchup.


Films are shown in the Members’ Bar. Free car parking at the rear of the Irish Centre.