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Vera Drake
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Alex Kelly Alex Kelly
Lesley Manville Lesley Manville
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Mike Leigh Mike Leigh
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A very good movie

4 years, 1 month ago at Sep 16 10:31
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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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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 England, Vera sees herself as simply helping women in need, and always does so with a smile and kind words of encouragement. When the authorities finally find her out, Vera's world and family life rapidly unravel.
Release date: 4 February 2005
UPC: 794043784125
Tags: Drama (10), Pregnancy (5), Abortion (5), Rape (4), Crime (4), Family (4), England (4), 2000s (4), Prison (4), Character Name In Title (3), Compassion (3), 1950s (3), (3), 2004 (3), Felony (1), Tears (1), Husband Wife Relationship (1), UK (1), Prisoner (1), Post WWII (1)
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“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 B”

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