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Vera Drake

Certificate 12
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Genre: Drama, Feature, General Movie/Drama Director: Mike Leigh Released: 2004
Runtime: 125 minutes Language: English Distributor: Momentum Pictures
Cast:
Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Ruth Sheen, Helen Coker, Martin Savage, Sinead Matthews, Allan Corduner, Lesley Sharp, Jim Broadbent, Fenella Woolgar, Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Alex Kelly, Daniel Mays, Richard Graham, Lesley Manville
Synopsis:
Imelda Staunton stars as Vera Drake, a woman devoted completely to her working class family. She spends her time caring for her elderly mother and sick neighbour, but also secretly visits women with unwanted pregnancies, helping them induce miscarriage. With this practice illegal in 1950s England, Vera finds her life fall apart when the authorities find out.
Contains moderate sex references and abortion theme
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