|Fine Line Features | Release Date: October 10, 2004||CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION|
As an evocation of English working-class life half a century ago, it feels utterly authentic, and is ennobled -- not too strong a word, I think -- by Imelda Staunton's performance in the title role.
As a character study Vera Drake is coarsely drawn, and as pro-choice polemic, its both a blunt instrument and a red herring. Which may be why, among all the moviegoers who staggered from the theater wielding soaked tissues, I was among the few who remained dry of eye, and raised of brow. Read full review
Current Movie Releases
By MetascoreBy Userscore