We all make choices. Hers make history.
Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead, Ben Chaplin, Rosie Cavaliero, Jason Watkins, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Anthony Calf
|Screenplay||Ian McEwan, from his novel|
|Produced by||Toledo Productions, BBC Films, FilmNation Entertainment|
|Language||Fairly frequent, mild impact language including swearing, sexual references and language which may be seen as blasphemous.|
|Prejudice||Fairly frequent, low to mild impact prejudice based on religion and gender.|
|Blasphemy||Infrequent, low impact blasphemy contained in criticism against Jehova's Witnesses' refusal to accept blood transfusions.|
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|Suggested age limit
||Positive role models
||Drinking, drugs, smoking
What the Critics say
Herman Eloff Those with a keen interest in real human stories and a love for the intricacies of what it means to be alive in this world today will truly appreciate this well-made film.
Tomatometer The Children Act showcases yet another powerful performance from Emma Thompson, who elevates this undeniably flawed picture into an affecting adult drama.
Michael Ordona Adult themes, great lead performance in legal/moral drama.
What the People say
|The Movie DB|
Average .. 66%