Imelda Staunton blazes as a stalwart mum who’s also an illegal abortionist in 1950s London. You can almost smell the damp wool and feel the worn teacups in Mike Leigh’s stunning, compassionate drama.
Genre: Drama; Starring: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Phil Davis; Director: Mike Leigh; Author: Mike Leigh; Release Date Limited: 10/10/2004; Runtime (in minutes): 125; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: New Line Cinema
Posted October 22 2004 — 12:00 AM EDT
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