Tagline: "Wife. Mother. Criminal."
Length: 125 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for depiction of strong thematic material
Imelda Staunton gives a memorable performance in the title role of this powerful drama that was written and directed by Mike Leigh. In 1950s London, middle-aged Vera Drake works as a cleaning woman and lives the life of a working-class wife with her family. Also, she secretly performs abortions for desperate women, and she doesn't charge for her services. But Vera's world is turned upside down when she becomes a target of law enforcement.
Selected Special DVD Features: Widescreen
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