THE CHILDREN ACT

Rating: M
Length: 106 mins
Cast:
Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead

As her marriage to Jack flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye has a life-changing decision to make at work – should she force a teenage boy, Adam, to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.

“An unmitigated pleasure to watch and listen to, primarily as a showcase for Thompson’s incomparable gifts as an actress.” WASHINGTON POST.

“A masterpiece that should not be missed” FILMJOURNAL.

“That rarest of things…an adult drama ,written and interpreted with a sensitivity to mature human concerns” VARIETY.

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