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The Children Act

1h 45m Drama 2016

EARN CINEBUZZ REWARDS THE MORE YOU WATCH! Fiona Maye (Thompson) is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload, and her marriage to American professor Jack (Tucci) is at breaking-point. In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam (Whitehead), a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion which will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live? Fiona visits Adam in hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long‐buried feelings in her.


Ben Chaplin (Kevin Henry) , Eileen Walsh (Naomi Henry) , Emma Thompson (Fiona Maye) , Fionn Whitehead (Adam) , Stanley Tucci (Jack)


Richard Eyre




United Kingdom

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