Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson stars in “The Children Act,” based on the novel by Ian McEwan. Thompson plays an English judge whose marriage to her professor husband (Stanley Tucci) is on the rocks. This complicates her work presiding over the case of an underage cancer patient, played Fionn Whitehead, whose Jehovah’s Witness parents refuse to allow him a life-saving blood transfusion.

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Take Two: “The Children Act” (R)

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Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson stars in “The Children Act,” based on the novel by Ian McEwan. Thompson plays an English judge whose marriage to her professor husband (Stanley Tucci) is on the rocks. This complicates her work presiding over the case of an underage cancer patient, played Fionn Whitehead, whose Jehovah’s Witness parents refuse to allow him a life-saving blood transfusion.

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