The Lady in the Van (2015) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Lady in the Van

Nicholas Hytner, 2015

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The Lady in the Van
Alan Bennett, 1999

The Lady in the Van is a movie directed by Nicholas Hytner in 2015 and based on the book of the same name by Alan Bennett, first published in 1999. The movie features Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Frances de la Tour, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Lady in the Van (Nicholas Hytner, 2015)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: The Lady in the Van (Alan Bennett, 1999)

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Storyline

Alan Bennett’s London driveway is temporarily occupied by a woman of unknown origins who then stays there for 15 years. What starts off as a resented favor develops into a connection that will impact both of their lives. Based on Miss Shepherd’s real-life experiences.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Lady in the Van, the 2015 movie by Nicholas Hytner

Year

2015

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Lady in the Van

Country: UK

Year: 2015

Length: 1h44m

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Cover of The Lady in the Van, the 1999 book by Alan Bennett

Year

1999

Pages

96

Book Rate

7.44

S: Goodreads

Book

The Lady in the Van

Country: UK

First published in: 1999

Length: 96 pages

Genre: Play

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Lady in the Van, the 2015 movie by Nicholas Hytner

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Cover of The Lady in the Van, the 1999 book by Alan Bennett

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5 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Lady in the Van, the 2015 movie by Nicholas Hytner

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Yes

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Lady in the Van, the 1999 book by Alan Bennett

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Yes

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27% No

8 votes

3 votes

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