• Drama
  • Rated: G,14A,B15,12,12A,14,R
  • Director: Mike Leigh
  • Writer: Mike Leigh
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In 1950s England, housekeeper Vera Drake (Imelda Staunton) is a kindly wife and mother who offers selfless devotion and unwavering care to her family, which includes her husband (Philip Davis) and two grown children (Alex Kelly, Daniel Mays). However, unknown to her friends and family, Drake provides abortions to local women with unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities learn of her illegal activities, Drake loses the admiration of many around her -- and possibly her freedom.
  • Drama
  • Rated: G,14A,B15,12,12A,14,R
  • Director: Mike Leigh
  • Writer: Mike Leigh

  • Imelda Staunton
    Phil Davis
    Peter Wight
    Adrian Scarborough
    Heather Craney
    Daniel Mays
    Alex Kelly
    Sally Hawkins
    Edward Marsan
    Ruth Sheen
    Helen Coker
    Martin Savage
    Sinead Matthews
    Allan Corduner
    Lesley Sharp

Watch Vera Drake
  • (2004)

  • Drama
  • Rated: G,14A,B15,12,12A,14,R
  • Director: Mike Leigh
  • Writer: Mike Leigh

Synopsis

In 1950s England, housekeeper Vera Drake (Imelda Staunton) is a kindly wife and mother who offers selfless devotion and unwavering care to her family, which includes her husband (Philip Davis) and two grown children (Alex Kelly, Daniel Mays). However, unknown to her friends and family, Drake provides abortions to local women with unwanted pregnancies. When the authorities learn of her illegal activities, Drake loses the admiration of many around her -- and possibly her freedom.

Starring
  • Imelda Staunton
    Phil Davis
    Peter Wight
    Adrian Scarborough
    Heather Craney
    Daniel Mays
    Alex Kelly
    Sally Hawkins
    Edward Marsan
    Ruth Sheen
    Helen Coker
    Martin Savage
    Sinead Matthews
    Allan Corduner
    Lesley Sharp