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THE CHILDREN ACT

by Richard Eyre

synopsis

British High Court judge Fiona Maye toils over a case involving a young boy diagnosed with cancer who refuses treatment on his family's religious beliefs.

original title: The Children Act
country: United Kingdom, United States
sales agent: FilmNation Entertainment (US)
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Richard Eyre
film run: 105'
screenplay: Ian McEwan
cast: Fionn Whitehead, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin, Rupert Vansittart, Jason Watkins, Honey Holmes, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Anthony Calf, Dominic Carter
cinematography by: Andrew Dunn
film editing: Dan Farrell
art director: Peter Francis, Darren Tubby, Su Whitaker
music: Stephen Warbeck
producer: Duncan Kenworthy
co-producer: Celia Duval
executive producer: Glen Basner, Ben Browning, Joe Oppenheimer, Beth Pattinson
production: Toledo Productions Ltd, BBC Films, FilmNation Entertainment (US)