The Children Act

The Children Act had original sound completed by Pinewood Audio and was also partly film at Pinewood Studios

Brilliant high court judge Fiona Maye (Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make: rule that young Jehovah’s Witness Adam (Dunkirk’s Whitehead) accept a life-saving blood transfusion, or bow to the wishes and beliefs of his family. What is it that the boy really wants? Adapted from the bestselling novel by Ian McEwan, The Children Act sees Thompson deliver one of the most poignant performances of her career.

A brilliant high court judge (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make.


Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead.

Richard Eyre.



Run Time

105 mins.