Vera Drake (2004)
National Board of Review: Top Ten FilmsAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Actress (Imelda Staunton)
Academy Award for Best Director (Mike Leigh)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Mike Leigh)
European Film Award for Best Film (Les Films Alain Sarde, Thin Man Films, Mike Leigh)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.