The Children Act

The Children Act

Director: Richard Eyre Cast: Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead

DVD (Wide Screen)

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In this drama from director Richard Eyre, High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has to make a life-or-death decision for teenager Adam (Fionn Whitehead). Adam, who is almost 18 and legally a child, is refusing a vital blood transfusion that could keep him alive. A hospital visit greatly affects them both as Adam's fate lies in Fiona's hands. Also starrring Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin, and Rupert Vansittart. ~ Kyle Lavigne

Product Details

Release Date: 11/13/2018
UPC: 0031398293972
Original Release: 2017
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:46:00
Sales rank: 23,467

Special Features

Audio commentary with director Richard Eyre, writer Ian McEwan, and producer Duncan Kenworthy

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Emma Thompson Fiona Maye
Stanley Tucci Jack Maye
Fionn Whitehead Adam Henry
Ben Chaplin Kevin Henry
Rosie Cavaliero Marina Green
Honey Holmes Director/Producer
Jason Watkins Nigel Pauling
Nikki Amuka-Bird Amadia Kalu QC
Rupert Vansittart Sherwood Runcie
Anthony Calf Mark Berner
Toni Beard Protester
Nicholas Jones Professor Rodney Carter
Eileen Walsh Naomi Henry
Hiten Patel Lawyer
Andrew Havill George
Michele Austin Donna
Paul Jesson Humphrey
Dominic Carter Roger
Raphael Desprez Twins Father
Karl Farrer Family Uncle at Funeral

Technical Credits
Richard Eyre Director
Glen Basner Executive Producer
Ben Browning Executive Producer
Rebecca Cole Makeup
Fotini Dimou Costumes/Costume Designer
Naomi Donne Makeup
Andrew Dunn Cinematographer
Celia Duval Co-producer
Dan Farrell Editor
Doone Forsyth Makeup
Peter Francis Production Designer
Nina Gold Casting
Duncan Kenworthy Producer
Ian McEwan Screenwriter
Monique Mussell Production Manager
Darren Tubby Art Director
Stephen Warbeck Score Composer
Su Whitaker Art Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Children Act
1. Chapter 1 [6:08]
2. Chapter 2 [6:46]
3. Chapter 3 [9:14]
4. Chapter 4 [3:26]
5. Chapter 5 [6:00]
6. Chapter 6 [7:38]
7. Chapter 7 [5:19]
8. Chapter 8 [7:04]
9. Chapter 9 [7:06]
10. Chapter 10 [5:33]
11. Chapter 11 [4:18]
12. Chapter 12 [10:25]
13. Chapter 13 [10:06]
14. Chapter 14 [3:19]
15. Chapter 15 [6:23]
16. Chapter 16 [6:42]

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