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The Children Act

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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . On Loan . 16 Oct 2022
DVD - Adult   Paddington . Available .  
DVD - Adult   Watsons Bay . Available .  
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Title The Children Act [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Roadshow Entertainment, [2019]
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc ( approximately 100 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Based on the novel by Ian McEwan.
Special features: commentary with the director, writer and producer.
Creation Note Directed by Richard Eyre ; produced by Duncan Kenworthy ; screenplay by Ian McEwan.
Original music by Stephen Warbeck; editor, Dan Farrell; director of photography, Andrew Dunn.
Performer note Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin, Jason Watkins, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Anthony Calf, Rosie Cavaliero, Eileen Walsh, Nicholas Jones, Rupert Vansittart.
Summary Note Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London ruling with wisdom and kindness over ethically complicated cases of family law. Fiona is tasked with ruling on the case of Adam, an exceptional boy who is refusing a life-saving blood transfusion. He is three months from his eighteenth birthday and legally still a child. Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and it has an extreme emotional impact on them both.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note English dialogue ; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). English audio description.
Subject Great Britain. -- Children Act 1989 -- Drama
Women judges -- Drama
Blood -- Transfusion -- Drama
Health -- Religious aspects -- Jehovah's witness -- Drama
Jehovah's Witnesses -- Doctrines -- Drama
Legal films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Added Author Eyre, Richard, 1943- film director.
Kenworthy, Duncan film producer.
McEwan, Ian screenwriter.
Thompson, Emma actor.
Tucci, Stanley actor.
Whitehead, Fionn, 1997- actor.
Chaplin, Ben actor.
Watkins, Jason, 1966- actor.
Amuka-Bird, Nikki, 1976- actor.
Calf, Anthony actor.
Cavaliero, Rosie actor.
Walsh, Eileen, 1977- actor.
Jones, Nicholas, 1946- actor.
Vansittart, Rupert actor.
McEwan, Ian Children Act.
Corporate Author Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm) publisher.
FilmNation Entertainment (Firm) production company.
BBC Films production company.
Shelf Location DVD F CHIL
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