Fiona Maye 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 is at breaking-point.
In this moment of personal crisis, Fiona is asked to rule on the case of Adam, a brilliant boy who is refusing the blood transfusion which will save his life. Adam is three months from his 18th birthday and still legally a child. Should Fiona force him to live?
director: Richard Eyre / drama / cast: Emma Thompson, Fionn Whitehead, Stanley Tucci / United Kingdom 2017, 105 min. / English spoken / Dutch subtitled