R | | 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.
The only film that year to be Oscar nominated for Best Director, but not Best Picture.
Hello George, only me. How are you going today?
When Sid and his friends are dancing, the music features blaring trumpets. A shot of the band shows only the saxophone and trombone players playing, while the the trumpet player taps his toes. The music also seems to be coming from a much larger band.
After the end credits it says: "In loving memory of my parents, a doctor and a midwife."
$13,207 (USA) (10 October 2004)
$3,753,806 (USA) (27 March 2005)
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