WATCH | British actor Timothy Spall takes the trip of a lifetime in The Last Bus trailer

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Timothy Spall in The Last Bus.
Timothy Spall in The Last Bus.
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  • The Last Bus, starring Timothy Spall, reminds us that we are not alone and that we're all on this journey called life together. 
  • The film takes 90-year-old Tom Harper (Spall) on an epic trip from his home of fifty years back to where he was born, close to England's most southerly point.
  • The Last Bus releases in cinemas on Friday, 8 April.


Every now and again, a film comes along that reminds us that we are not alone and that we're all on this journey called life together. 

British drama, The Last Bus, starring Timothy Spall, does precisely that.

The Last Bus takes 90-year-old Tom Harper (Spall) on an epic trip from his home of fifty years – a remote village in the most northerly point of Scotland – back to where he was born, close to England's most southerly point.

Battling against time, age and fate, and desperate to keep a promise to his beloved wife Mary (Phyllis Logan), Tom embarks on an odyssey. Revisiting his past, connecting with the modern world and a diverse, multi-cultural Britain he has never experienced, Tom travels using only local buses, with his pensioner's ticket. 

"The Last Bus is a road movie, a film about love, loss and the power of the human spirit," said Benjamin Cowley, CEO of Gravel Road Distribution Group.

"It touches on the theme of grief and coming to terms with one's own mortality graciously with a storyline that is gentle, heartwarming and endearing," he added.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:

The Last Bus releases in cinemas on Friday, 8 April.

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