Flanagan joins Elliott cast

Dublin actress Fionnuala Flanagan has joined the cast for Belfast director Pearse Elliott's new film -a dramatic departure from his most recent hit, the Irish-based horror 'Shrooms'.

'The Holy Holy Bus' is, says Elliott, aimed at a family audience and is intended to cheer up recession-battered cinema audiences.

"It's pitched as 'Little Miss Sunshine' meets 'The Full Monty' and involves a group of people who find themselves on a religious pilgrimage across Ireland," he revealed.

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