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Leigh’s abortion film to open London Film Festival

“Vera Drake” – Mike Leigh’s film about abortion in the 1950s – will open The Times London Film Festival on October 20th.

London Film Festival
http://www.lff.org.uk/filmsˍdetails.php?FilmID=556

The film also won the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

The story in full is available at:

The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/ukˍnews/story/0,,1303051,00.html

The BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/film/3632766.stm