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FILM: The Children Act

The Children Act                                                                 Wednesday, December 26, 2pm
Fiona Maye is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. In a 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. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live? Fiona visits Adam in the 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. Screenplay by Ian McEwan (based on his novel.) Stars: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin      R | 1h 45min | Drama