Would you like a cup of tea, my dear?
Mike Leigh's award-winning and Oscar-nominated film takes a look at backstreet abortions, as carried out in 1950s England. The protaganist is a working-class housewife, who, inbetween caring for her family and being a maid, also helps out young women who find themselves in the family way. When one of these girls end up in hospital, the police come calling...|
124 minutes, No persons under 13
Drama, Female interest, On the Art Circuit.
Where's it showing?
Imelda Staunton, Richard Graham, Eddie Marsan, Anna Keaveney, Alex Kelly, Daniel Mays, Philip Davis
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Produced by||Film Council, Ingenious Media, Studio Canal, The Inside Track, Thin Man Films|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape ArgusYunus Kemp||15|
|Cape TimesCarina Chocano||15|
|The StarDiane de Beer||18|
|Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi||15|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Nayman||15|
|Box Office (USA)Sheri Linden||15|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli||18|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert||20|
|BBC (UK)Adrian Hennigan||15|
|The Times (UK)Wendy Ide||15|
|What the People say|
|Average .. 78%||16|
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