Vera Drake

11/04/2005  |  125 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


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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