Vera Drake Imelda Staunton blazes as a stalwart mum who's an illegal abortionist in 1950s London. Mike Leigh's drama is stunning and compassionate. Vera Drake Imelda Staunton blazes as a stalwart mum who's an illegal abortionist in 1950s London. Mike Leigh's drama is stunning and compassionate. 2004-10-10 R PT125M Drama Imelda Staunton Jim Broadbent Phil Davis New Line Cinema
Movie Review

Vera Drake (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: Oct 10, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 125 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Imelda Staunton; Distributor: New Line Cinema; More

Imelda Staunton blazes as a stalwart mum who's an illegal abortionist in 1950s London. Mike Leigh's drama is stunning and compassionate.

Originally posted Oct 29, 2004 Published in issue #790 Oct 29, 2004 Order article reprints