The Children Act
IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16
Emma Thompson
THE CHILDREN ACT

TWO-TIME OSCAR WINNER EMMA THOMPSON DELIVERS ONE OF THE MOST MOVING PERFORMANCES OF HER CAREER

Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter

IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16
IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16

STORY

Smart, elegant, and deeply moving, The Children Act stars two-time Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson in a riveting performance as Fiona Maye, a British High Court judge who, in the midst of a marital crisis, must rule on a life-changing legal case concerning the survival of a teenage boy. At issue whether to order a blood transfusion on the boy (Dunkirk's Fionn Whitehead), a Jehovah's Witness who, just months short of his eighteenth birthday, is refusing on religious grounds the procedure that would save his life. Adapted by Ian McEwan from his own novel, and directed by Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal; Iris), The Children Act is a deeply affecting portrait of strength, devotion, and love, with the incomparable Emma Thompson giving one of the very best performances of her career.

The Children Act
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IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16
IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16
The Children Act
  • TICKETS

  • TRAILER

  • STORY

IN THEATERS SEPTEMBER 14
EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AUGUST 16