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The Children Act

Thursday October 18th, 2018 - 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Emma Thompson gives a magnificent performance in this heartfelt and though provoking film, written by British novelist Ian McEwan (On Chesil Beach). 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 in this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam, a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life. Should Fiona force him to live?

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