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

Comments about drama «The Children Act» (17)

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Elizabeth P.

This film is about a boy who goes to live with his grandmother for the summer. She has problems with her son, and she feels her life is not worth living. She tells him that he has to take care of his grandmother and be a good son to her. She tells him that he is not going to be the one to take care of her, but he will be the one to do it. He does this and she is satisfied with it. This film is very moving and shows the life of a mother, who is trying to keep her son in check. This film is a must see for everyone.

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I'm a big fan of Robert Redford, and I also love this movie. I think the movie is brilliant, but I think it's a little too long, it could've been a little shorter. I was a little disappointed with the end, it was not the ending I was hoping for. But I'm glad I watched it, it's a really great movie. I recommend it to anyone who likes drama, and I'm sure you will be as well. 9/10

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Walter Hanson

I have seen this film twice and was very moved. I was very moved by the scenes with the children and their families. I have also seen this film on TV and thought that the story was very moving and meaningful. The acting was great and the story was so powerful that it made you feel like you were there. I was moved to tears. I really felt like I had just been there. I highly recommend this film.

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A touching story about a small-town boy and his family's attempts to save the life of a young girl who is on life support. I've always been fascinated by this type of story and I think this movie is a great example of the genre. I can't remember the last time I saw a movie that was so sensitive to the loss of a loved one. The film is truly a must see.

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Judith G.

A great film, that gives a great insight on the real life of children with disabilities. The Children Act is a great movie that should be seen by all.

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I am a sucker for movies about kids and I'm not the biggest movie fan, so I didn't know what to expect from this film, but I was pleasantly surprised. This movie is a great drama with a good story line. I think it is a good movie to show children to grow up with their parents, as it shows how parents are the most important thing in a child's life. The movie is very realistic, the characters are not all that mean spirited or aggressive, but just trying to raise a good child. The movie is also very interesting and I think that the actors did a very good job of acting in this movie. I also liked the ending, because it shows how a child can be able to handle his own situation and how he can handle situations that he doesn't understand. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes to watch a good movie about kids and to anyone who wants to learn a little bit about children. I give this movie a 9 out of 10. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone. Thanks for reading my review and I hope that you have a great day.

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Billy M.

This is a very well made movie about the most vulnerable and most overlooked children in our society. It shows the consequences of a very different kind of treatment and the difficulty of living with such a situation. This is a story of a mother who is the main focus of the movie, but the film is about the children, and how they react and how they cope with the circumstances. There is no doubt that this movie is a very difficult one to watch. However, it is very well done, and it shows that no matter what kind of treatment we give to our children, they will always come out the other side. This is a story that everyone can relate to and should be seen by everyone.

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The children in this film are a fascinating and extremely interesting group. They have such a low profile, but their lives are fascinating and fascinating. The story of this film is very interesting and there are some very good moments in the film. The acting is also very good, the story is interesting and the ending is very good. It is not a perfect film, but it is a very good film.

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This is a terrific film about the lives of women in a small town. There is no major Hollywood star to speak of, and the story is very true to life. The actors are all very good. What is so remarkable about this movie is that it shows the social class difference between the women and men, and the social class difference between the men and women. The stories are so true and well-told. I think the reason this movie is so good is that the director has focused on the women, and shown them as the strong, independent, independent women. I highly recommend this movie. The acting is very good, and the directing is excellent. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good film.

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Charles Hughes

If you are a fan of the movie version, you will find this movie an enjoyable viewing. I think it is the best adaptation of the novel, and I think it is one of the best movies of the last ten years. I think the movie will be a success if it is shown to a wider audience, and I hope that it will be. The acting is very good, and the movie is very well paced, and is a must see.

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The Children Act is a wonderful film, it's the story of a mother, her child and the care she needs for her child. The Child Act is a law in the United States, which says that children can't be forced to be foster homes, which is the case in this film. I think the film is good because of the mother, because it shows the humanity and the strength of her character, it shows the heart and the pain she goes through. The film is beautiful and I recommend it to everyone, it's a wonderful film.

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Helen Matthews

I found the movie a great watch. The actors were great and the story was gripping. I think it would have been great if they had been a bit more explicit in the scenes showing the effects of the act. But overall, the movie was very well done and I would definitely recommend it. I think the film is worth watching. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Doris Wilson

I had not seen this film since it was first released in 1974. I recently saw it again on television. It is a beautifully crafted and beautifully acted film. The performances are superb, and the acting is one of the best I have ever seen. I am not a fan of the theatre, and this film is a film I would have never seen in a theatre. I think it is a shame that the theatre did not carry this film, because I believe it would have been one of the best films of the year.

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Alan Roberts

I really enjoyed this movie. It was very dark and a bit depressing. I did not like the ending though. The movie is about a young boy who is adopted by a woman and her daughter. The son has a very difficult time adjusting to the world of strangers. The daughter, who is the one who adopted the son, is very difficult. The father tries to be a good father to his son but he is not as good as the mother. I also liked the mother's story. The movie was very sad. I thought it was a great movie and I would recommend it to anyone who likes a good dark movie.

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William B.

I was actually very surprised at how good this film was. It has some very interesting characters and some very touching scenes. The film is also very moving. It is about a 12 year old girl named Lisa who has a difficult childhood. She is sexually abused as a child and she has to deal with a variety of problems that come along with that. As a result she is not able to talk and is very shy and very scared. She also is afraid of going to school. She has been referred to a group home where she is put in a room with a group of girls who have similar problems. She gets to know these girls and becomes very attached to them. The group is quite warm and welcoming. One of the girls in the group is Lisa's mother. The mother is extremely protective of her daughter and is very understanding and understanding of her problems. She tries to help Lisa but sometimes things go wrong. She is very upset at the fact that she has to leave the group home. When she gets to the group home she realizes that there is a problem. Lisa is very upset with the way the girls are treated and that the mother has not given her anything to help her. Lisa is put in a room with other girls who have similar problems and she starts to understand that there is a problem and that she is not alone. She also starts to have some very strong feelings about her mother and about the treatment that she is getting from her. She begins to have a very strong bond with the other girls in the room. The story is told in a very slow way. It is told through a series of flashbacks and these flashbacks are very emotional. When you think back about it you can really understand what the characters are feeling. The emotions are very real and you really feel for the characters. I really liked the way the film was told. It was a very interesting story. It was not a predictable story. It was a story about a 12 year old girl who has problems and has to deal with her problems. It is a very moving story that is very believable. It is also very touching. I think it is a very good film. It is a very emotional film and it is very real. I recommend it to people who are interested in the subject matter.

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Nancy Romero

I am a film buff, and I am generally not a fan of documentaries. I do however, enjoy a good drama and a good movie. I watched this film because I was curious about the political climate in the U.S. at the time. I was not expecting to enjoy it, but I did. I found the film to be very well done and very interesting. I did not feel it was politically biased, and it was accurate to the facts. I enjoyed this film a great deal. It is one of the best films I have seen this year. If you are a film buff, you should definitely check this out. It is definitely a film that I would recommend to anyone. I highly recommend this film.

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Barbara P.

There are so many good reviews for this movie that I have to wonder why the filmmakers didn't just go for it and make a movie about the horrors of the Holocaust. They could have done that with a much better script and a much better cast. This is a very realistic portrayal of a Nazi officer who is put in charge of the children of concentration camp inmates and they are not the type of children that you would expect to see in a movie. The acting is good, but it is the script that is the real star. There are many parts that are quite disturbing and the director should have used the "whodunit" formula in order to make the viewer feel as if they are in the camp. The director does a good job in not being graphic in showing the horrors of the camp, but he does show the horror of the children, and that is the real horror. The movie has a few problems, but overall I would give this movie an 8.5 out of 10.