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Vera Drake

Vera Drake

Leigh, Mike

DVD. English.
Published Momentum Pictures, 2004 (2005)
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Available: Newton Park

  • Newton Park – One available in Art DVD Collection VER

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Statement of responsibility: directed by Mike Leigh
BBFC classification: 12
Note: Vera Drake is 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.
Note: Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Peter Wright, Jim Broadbent
Physical Description: DVD. Widescreen. Special features.
Other Number: MP339D
Subject: 1950s; British film; Abortion