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The Children Act / FilmNation Entertainment and BBC Films present ; producer, Duncan Kenworthy ; writer, Ian McEwan ; director, Richard Eyre.

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  • 4 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA CHI (Text) 37521530904244 AMPL Adult DVD New Checked out 12/13/2018
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD CHILDRE (Text) 79361000110926 Adult Fiction DVDs Checked out 12/15/2018
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 CHI (Text) 39230031924168 Adult Video-R Checked out 12/14/2018
 DVD#: 5058 [ GR @ FAYTC-CON ]
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL DVD CHI B (Text) 36241000433902 DVD - Blue Checked out 12/14/2018
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) DVD DRAMA CHI (Text) 33187004451148 Digital Video Disc Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library DVD DRAMA CHI (Text) 33187004451130 Digital Video Disc Checked out 12/13/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA CHI (Text) 33187004451155 Digital Video Disc Checked out 12/12/2018
 58101: [ D.W. @ FULCO-ROC ]
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD CHI (Text) 32826014166243 DVD Checked out 12/15/2018
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c CHILDREN ACT (Text) 78294000269587 New DVD Checked out 12/10/2018
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC CHILDREN (Text) 9786317504127S On Order On order -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Ian McEwan.
Special feature: audio commentary with director Richard Eyre, writer Ian McEwan, and producer Duncan Kenworthy.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original music by Stephen Warbeck; editor, Dan Farrell; director of photography, Andrew Dunn.
Participant or Performer Note:
Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Ben Chaplin, Fionn Whitehead, Rosie Cavaliero, Honey Holmes, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Jason Watkins.
Summary, etc.:
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:
MPAA rating: R, for a sexual reference.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; 16x9 (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English audio; Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Blood > Transfusion > Drama.
Health > Religious aspects > Jehovah's witness > Drama.
Jehovah's witnesses > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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