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Vera Drake
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(184 ratings)
7.7 IMDB rating

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Anna Keaveney

Anna Keaveney

Nellie
Alex Kelly

Alex Kelly

Ethel
Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville

Mrs. Wells


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Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh

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3 years, 7 months ago at May 3 14:48
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In England in 1950, Vera Drake is a good-hearted middle-aged woman caring for her family and friends in the neighborhood. At the same time secretly helping girls deal with the problem of unwanted pregnancies, without any moral dilemma. But when an accident after the authorities learn that engage in illegal practices, significant changes will be made ​​in her life. The police patrol will visit ... read more

A very good movie

2 years, 3 months ago at Sep 16 10:31
1 vote
Since I kept hearing good things about this movie, I was really eager to check it out. Since it was directed by Mike Leigh, one of the most heralded British directors, I was pretty sure I was in good hands. And, I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, it is a striking study about abortion in 1950s England with a fascinating central character, Vera Drake. Until then, Imelda Staunton was known for playing su... read more
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Description: Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies. While the practice itself was illegal in 1950s ... (more)
Release date: 22 October 2004
UPC: 794043784125
Drama (10), Pregnancy (5), Abortion (5), Family (4), Crime (4), England (4), Rape (4), Prison (4), 2000s (4), Compassion (3), Character Name In Title (3), 1950s (3), (3), 2004 (3), Money (1), Party (1), France (1), Memory (1), Theatre Audience (1), Husband Wife Relationship (1)
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"08.02. DVD, 1st viewing DIRECTED BY Mike Leigh Unfortunately the movie lacks the personal characters and humor that make Naked and Career Girls brilliant. Per se, Vera Drake is a fine and well-acted movie that deals with an important subject but it's just too melodramatic for my taste. I find a more low-key melancholia more touching (see: the end of Career Girls). It probably has the best cinematography of the three-and-a-half Mike Leigh films I've seen, though. Beautiful shots of snow and stu"


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A very good movie

“Since I kept hearing good things about this movie, I was really eager to check it out. Since it was directed by Mike Leigh, one of the most heralded British directors, I was pretty sure I was in good hands. And, I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, it is a striking study about abortion in 1950s England with a fascinating central character, Vera Drake. Until then, Imelda Staunton was known for playing supporting characters but I never suspect she could blow me away like this. It was a really terrific performance and, in my opinion, she deserved the Best Leading Actress Academy Award which was eventually won by Hilary Swank for her performance in 'Million Dollar Baby'. The most fascinating thing is that even if you are pro-choice like me, you're never sure if you should be supportive with Vera Dra” read more

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" Vera Drake is an elderly, kind-hearted woman who works hard to support her relatives and, according to herself, helps girls in trouble. She performs abortions to girls without knowing that her friend secretly charges a high price for the operations. Characters of Mike Leigh's films are rarely black and white. For example, Vera Drake is a honest person who clearly believes she's doing the right thing, but she's also naive and in a way irresponsible which ends up costing a lot to her and people "



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