• Vera Drake (2004) Rating & Reviews

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  • It's difficult to think of another recent film so seamlessly rendered or that envelops an audience so completely in its period authenticity. show more

  • It does a masterful job of capturing a specific time and place while reminding us how timeless the abortion dialogue is. show more

  • As an evocation of English working-class life half a century ago, it feels utterly authentic, and is ennobled -- not too strong a word, I think -- by Imelda Staunton's performance in the title role.

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