Emma Thompson stars as a high court judge who has a life changing decision to make in this adaptation of Ian McEwans acclaimed best seller. With her marriage unravelling, she finds herself becoming emotionally involved in the case of a teenage boy who is refusing a life-saving blood transfusion due to his family's religious beliefs. It’s Thompson’s best performance in years, vividly bringing to life to the complex moral questions at the heart of this moving and compassionate story.
Dir: Richard Eyre. Cast: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin
The Children Act (12A)
Thu 20 Sep
Emma Thompson stars as a high court judge who has a life changing decision to make