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Lady in the Van (PG-13)

  • St. Simons Island Casino Theater 550 Beach View Drive Saint Simons Island, GA, 31522 United States (map)

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s Film series presents Lady in the Van. UK, 2016, directed by Nicholas Hytner. 104 minutes; rated PG-13.

The true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (played beautifully by Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman befriended by Bennett in the 1970s before allowing her to temporarily park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home, where she stayed for 15 years. 

Cost:     A $3.00 donation is requested to help defray costs.

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