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The Children Act

  • Drama,
  • English,
  • 105 Minutes,
  • United Kingdom
    • Director: Richard Eyre
    • Producers: Duncan Kenworthy
    • Screenwriters: Ian McEwan
    • Starring: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead

    In the midst of a marital crisis, British High Court judge Fiona Maye must rule on a life-changing legal case concerning the survival of a teenage boy. At issue whether to order a blood transfusion on the boy, a Jehovah's Witness who, just months short of his eighteenth birthday, is refusing on religious grounds the procedure that would save his life.