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Vera Drake


Written and directed by Academy Award-nominee [[Performer~P99264~Mike Leigh~mikeleigh]] and set in England during the 1950s, this movie revolves around Vera Drake ([[Performer~P67757~Imelda Staunton~imeldastaunton]]), whose unrelenting dedication to her family is well known throughout her blue-collar town. However, there are more people than her rapidly aging mother and ill neighbor who depend on Vera's care. Though abortion was illegal and, of course, widely frowned upon in the '50s, Vera sees women...more

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