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The Children Act

The Children Act is a movie starring Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, and Ben Chaplin. As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle.

Other Titles
The Judge, Kindeswohl, 判決, L'intérêt de l'enfant, Dommerens valg, Νόμος περί τέκνων, El veredicto. La ley del menor, A Balada de Adam Henry, Um Ato de Esperança, ザ・チルドレン・アクト, Tovat ha'yeled, Domaren, Sodnica, My Lady, The Children Act - Il verdetto, En dommers dilemma, El veredicto (La ley del menor)
Running Time
1 hours 45 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Richard Eyre
Ian McEwan, Ian McEwan
Nikki Amuka-Bird, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

As her marriage to Jack Faye (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye (Dame Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam Henry (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.

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Amanda Burton

This is a film that has a message, but it is not preachy or preachy in a preachy way. The message is that love is the answer, and that not every child needs to be perfect. This is the only way to bring about true love and unity. It is also a film that takes a strong stance on the issue of racism and the police in the film, which is not often seen in films. The main character, Eddie, is a troubled young man who has been beaten by his father, who was a police officer. He is also a child molester and alcoholic. Eddie is involved in a relationship with a young girl, but the girl has a family and is helping to raise her son. She is also the one who has taken care of Eddie's mother, who is a drug addict and alcoholic. The girl's mother is also abusive to Eddie and her son. Eddie has to go to a counselor, who is played by Tom Berenger, who is a highly respected police officer in the city. The counselor has some very serious issues with his own son, and he tells Eddie that he can't get a job unless he can prove that he has a clean record. Eddie is upset by this, and he is afraid that he will lose his job. This is a film that is well acted, and has a strong message. It is also well written, and has a strong message. It is not a film that is preachy, but it is a film that is very thought provoking and emotional. The film is worth seeing.

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This is a very moving film. I first saw it on TV a few years ago and now watched it on DVD. I thought it was a very touching and moving film. The acting is superb. The script is perfect. The music is superb. I thought the characters were very well portrayed and believable. I think the film is very moving and you are rooting for the characters, especially the young boy. I would recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a good film.

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Linda R.

I have never seen a film that has so much power to shock me. I thought the acting was excellent, and the message of the film was well presented. I was moved to tears several times and it left me with a feeling of loss and sadness. This film is a must see, and it has changed my life. I highly recommend it.

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Jose G.

I think this movie is one of the best movies I have ever seen. It is about a man who has been in jail for a long time, and now he has a new wife and a daughter. The movie shows the bad things that happen to them, and the good things that happen to them. It is a great movie that shows that no matter what, life goes on. The movie is very touching and it makes you feel good.

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Lawrence Greene

I am a fan of the HBO show 'Narc', and I have always been a fan of the movie. I have always thought that the movie was excellent. However, I have recently become a fan of the show. I have not seen the movie since it was on the air. Now that I have seen it, I am so glad that I did not wait for the DVD. I have seen it several times and I will continue to watch it. This movie is simply outstanding. The story line is great, and the acting is brilliant. I have to say that the movie is not a perfect movie, but it is a great movie. I cannot say enough good things about this movie. I give this movie a 10/10. It is the best movie of all time.

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I first saw this film when it first came out, and I've never forgotten it. The director of the film is a young, unknown writer/director named Brandon Brey. It's clear that he has a unique eye for the camera, and that is evident in this film. It has a gritty look to it, which is appropriate, because the story is very real. The acting is excellent, and the characters are believable. The director shows a great eye for the camera, and the story is told in a way that is easy to follow, and easy to understand. It's also very timely, because of the recent election. I strongly recommend this film.

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Carolyn Payne

The Children Act is a very well done film that I think many people will find very moving. It's not a film you would expect to see in a year's time, but when you see it you'll remember it for a long time. It's very well acted and directed, and I think it is one of the best films of the year. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who wants to know more about the history of the women's movement.

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Joyce Garrett

I thought that this movie was very good. I think that it is a very good movie and I think that it should be seen by everybody.

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Christine J.

This movie is not for everyone. I saw it at the Venice Film Festival and I was so surprised by the level of passion, emotion, and sincerity that I felt for the characters. I think that the director, the actors, and the audience all got it right. The director did a great job of making the audience feel so much for the characters and the story. I think that the audience could relate to the characters and feel for them. I think that the movie is one of the best movies I have seen in years. I think that the audience should not leave the theater without feeling something.

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I have been watching this film since I was a child. I thought it was a very good film, and I am now in my mid 20's. It was a very well written film, and I thought the acting was very good. The film was very well directed, and the film was very well made. I thought it was a very good film, and I am glad that I watched it. I think this film will be a classic in the future, and I would recommend it to anyone that likes to watch a good film. I would recommend this film to anyone that likes a good film, and I would recommend this film to anyone that likes to watch a good film.

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The children act is an excellent film that shows the true love between a father and his children. It's not a film that has the usual Hollywood ending, but it is a film that leaves you feeling that you need to see it again. The director is a brilliant filmmaker, and I have to say that this film is one of his best. This film is a great film and I highly recommend it.

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In the 1970's, this film was one of the few films to depict the effect of the Vietnam War on the lives of the children of Vietnam. This film was also the first to show the effects of the war on the women of Vietnam. The film is based on a true story of a young boy who was sent to Vietnam and came back with the scars of the war. This film shows the effects of the war on the children of Vietnam. The film is a must see for any student of the Vietnam War.

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This is an excellent film, with a very original and gripping story. It is a tragedy, but also a wonderful story. The characters are compelling and believable. The film is beautifully shot, and is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. The acting is superb. The music is haunting and evocative. The story is true, and the ending is deeply moving. I saw this film with my wife and her husband, and we both enjoyed it. This is a wonderful film, and a must see.

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Katherine M.

This movie is about a family and how they are affected by a tragic event in their lives. The movie does a great job of showing how different people react to tragedy. The actors are fantastic and the movie is very well made. I have never seen a movie like this and I will definitely buy this movie when it comes out on DVD.

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Albert Garza

If you have seen the film, you will probably know that the book is a classic. This film is not. I am not sure if this is intentional or not, but the film is a direct copy of the book. I have read the book several times, and I have enjoyed the film. It is good, but not as good as the book. I am not a big fan of John Malkovich, but he does a great job. The film is a lot better than the book. I am not sure if this is intentional or not, but I am guessing that it is.

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When I heard the news that the movie was made I was skeptical. I thought that it was going to be a bad movie, a boring movie, a boring movie. I had high hopes, but they were dashed. I watched the movie and I must say that I loved it. It is not a great movie, but it is a great movie. The performances were great, and the cinematography was just amazing. I really felt like I was in the movie, I felt like I was there. The movie was very slow, but I think that that is the way it should be. I was thinking that the movie would be like a documentary. But it was a slow movie, but I think that it was a good movie. I really enjoyed the movie and I recommend it to anyone who likes a good movie.

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This is a beautiful film about a couple of people, who are very much like each other, but are not very much like each other. A film that was not made in a hurry, and with a great feeling about life, and how it goes on. The whole thing was very emotional and made me feel so much for the characters. I have to say, that this is one of the best films I have ever seen, and I recommend it to everyone.

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I enjoyed this film very much. It was very well-written and acted. I was very moved by it. I also think that it has a great message for people who are in need of help. I also think that it's very realistic. I think that the characters are very real. I also think that it's a great film to watch with your children. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Melissa Castillo

This film is a real tearjerker. It's based on a true story about a woman and her three children who were taken by the state of Texas and forced to live in a juvenile detention center. The film is not a documentary. It is a true story that should be viewed by anyone who has an interest in the history of the state of Texas. The film is extremely well-done and it shows how the state of Texas has changed from a state that was very strong and was a major economic and political force to a state that is weak and has had a declining economy. The film does a very good job of showing the men and women who have been affected by the actions of the state of Texas. I was particularly impressed by the work of the director, director of photography, and the actors in the film. The film is very well-acted. I think that the film will do very well at the Academy Awards. It is a very well-made film that is very well-told. The film is very good at showing the true story and the impact it had on the people involved. I think that this is a very important film and it should be seen by all people. I have never seen a better film about the history of Texas.