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The last of writer Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy (following "The Commitments" and "The Snapper") is set in 1989-90, in Dublin, where baker Bimbo (O'Kelly) has just lost his job. Tired of sitting around the pub, he takes his redundancy money and buys a filthy, dilapidated fish 'n' chips van, which he decides to run with best friend Larry (Meany), with their families helping out. The months pass quickly and their venture turns out to be a big success but the close quarters puts a strain on the mens' friendship until Bimbo has another idea.

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Available on Running time 105 minutes. Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Buddies, Dublin, Edibles, Marriage
Screenplay
Roddy Doyle
Cast
Donal O'Kelly, Colm Meaney, Ger Ryan, Caroline Rotwell, Neili Conroy, Ruaidhri Conroy
Cinematography
Oliver Stapleton
Director
Stephen Frears
Music
Eric Clapton, Richard Hartley
Producer
Lynda Myles, Mark Shivas, BBC Films, 20th Century Fox Searchlight

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