The Children Act

  • 12A

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The Children Act (2017, UK, Richard Eyre, 1hr 43 mins, Cert 12A)is an intelligent British drama, adapted by Ian McEwan from his own novel, that explores complex ethical and legal issues. Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) is an eminent high court judge who must rule in family law cases where religious beliefs clash with life-saving medical advice. Thompson delivers a superb performance that conveys the judges inner struggles as she tries to balance her career, moral views and personal emotions. The strong cast includes Stanley Tucci and Fionn Whitehead in a sophisticated, challenging movie that will make you think.View the Trailer herePlease Note: This film is in the Performance Hall at 7.45pm - there is another film on the same night at 7.30pm in Studio 609. You cannot watch both screenings.

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