Vera Drake

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  • Genre(s): Crime Drama
  • Release year: 2004
  • Running time: 125 min
Vera Drake is a 2004 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Daniel Mays and Eddie Marsan. It tells the story of a working-class woman in London in 1950 who performs illegal abortions. read more
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Vera Drake is a 2004 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Daniel Mays and Eddie Marsan. It tells the story of a working-class woman in London in 1950 who performs illegal abortions. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and it was nominated for three Academy Awards and won three BAFTAs.

Original Release

10/22/2004

US Release

10/22/2004

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Cast

Directors

Mike Leigh

Writers

Mike Leigh

Cast

Producers

Gail Egan Executive Producer
Christine Gozlan Executive Producer
Duncan Reid Executive Producer
Robert Jones Executive Producer
Simon Channing Williams Producer
Alain Sarde Producer
Georgina Lowe Producer

Editors

Jim Clark

2005 Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
2005 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
2005 Oscar Best Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
2005 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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