This film is currently unavailable
The Children Act
As her marriage crumbles, a judge (Emma Thompson) must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.
Director: Richard Eyre
As her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam (Fionn Whitehead), to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.
Richard Eyre (Iris, Notes on a Scandal) directs this compassionate and thoughtful adaptation of Ian McEwan's acclaimed novel.