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The Children Act
Dir.: Richard Eyre | 105 minutes

The Children Act

UK 2017 | 105 minutes | English | Hebrew subtitles

Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) is an eminent British magistrate, experienced in ruling on critical family-law cases. Her work demands complete devotion, often at the expense of her family life. While facing a crisis in her relationship with her husband (Stanley Tucci), Fiona is assigned a case involving Adam, a young man with an unusual outlook on life. Their meeting has immense emotional consequences for both the eighteen-year-old and Fiona, changing their lives forever. Director Richard Eyre (Notes on a Scandal) directs an impressive adaptation of Ian McEwan’s esteemed bestseller, featuring Emma Thompson—one of Britain’s most cherished actresses—in a powerful, soulful, and inspiring performance.