Movie Nights

The Children Act is a 2017 drama directed by Richard Eyre, and based on a 2014 novel of the same name written by Ian McEwan.

Fiona Maye (Thompson) is an eminent High Court judge in London presiding with wisdom and compassion over ethically complex cases of family law. But she has paid a heavy personal price for her workload, and her marriage to American professor Jack (Stanley Tucci) is at a breaking point. In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam (Fionn Whitehead), a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion that will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live? Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and their meeting has a profound emotional impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.

Watch the movie prior to Movie Night —
(available on Amazon Prime and other websites – one copy available within LOCC)

– Join us for an evening of lively discussion –
Friday, February 22, 2018, 6 p.m.
– Wine and other beverages provided — Please bring an appetizer to share –

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click to contact Becky Matheny

Past Movie Night Movies:
Sarah’s Key  –  Chocolat  –  7 Days in Utopia  –  Doubt  –  The Help
Paperclips  –  Invictus  –  Get Low  –  Pay It Forward  –  Changing Lanes
Blind Side  –  Life of Pi  –  Flight  – The Descendants
42: The Jackie Robinson Story  –  Philomena  –  Eat Pray Love
The Monuments Men  –  The Railway Man – The Good Lie – The Judge
Still Alice  –  McFarland USA – The Age of Adeline – Concussion – Spotlight – The Letters
Me Before You – Sully – Hidden Figures – The Shack
The Glass Castle – The Last Word – Simon Birch

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