The Children Act

The Children Act 12A

Director: Richard Eyre
Cast: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci

Country: UK
Year: 2017
Duration: 105m

High Court judge Fiona Maye is assigned a complex ethical case of family law: a young man, Adam, just shy of his 18th birthday, is refusing a blood transfusion that would save his life but goes against his religious beliefs. Still legally a child, Adam’s fate rests in Fiona’s hands. Should she force him to live? Adapted from Ian McEwan’s novel and starring Emma Thompson as Fiona Maye, The Children Act is a riveting and soulful drama.

“A heartbreaking lament for loves lost and lives unrealised, a restrained, nuanced movie about nuance and restraint.” - Sight and Sound

MON 27, 8.15PM
This screening will have Captioned Subtitles for the hard of hearing.


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The Children Act