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The Children Act

The Children Act
  

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 t... read full description below.

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DVD Code R-126170-9
Barcode 9398700025142
Rating M
Year 2017
Runtime 105 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format DVD, M
Released 20 Feb 2019
Availability Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days

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Movie Information

Director Richard Eyre
Cast and Crew Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin, Fionn Whitehead, Jason Watkins, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rosie Cavaliero, Rupert Vansittart, Anthony Calf, Honey Holmes, Nicholas Jones, Eileen Walsh, Andrew Havill, Paul Jesson & Rosie Boore
Languages English
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1
Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
Tagline We all make choices. Hers make history.

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DVD Code R-126170-9
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Publisher Roadshow
Publication Date 20 February 2019
International Publication Date 1 January 2017
Publication Country
Format DVD, M
Category Drama
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 105mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1
Catalogue Code 962876

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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.

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