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1,292 Ratings

Vera Drake

Directed by Mike Leigh
United Kingdom, 2004
Biography, Crime, Drama


Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain—a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

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Vera Drake Directed by Mike Leigh

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2004 | 3 wins including: Golden Lion

Academy Awards

2005 | 3 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Village Voice Film Poll

2004 | Winner: Best Performance

2004 | Nominee: Best Film

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