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April 2019

The Children Act

April 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple St
Maleny, Qld 4552 Australia

A talented teenager with leukaemia needs a blood transfusion to save his life. He and his Jehovah’s Witness family refuse this but under the ‘Children Act’ in the UK, they can be overruled by the state. Emma Thompson plays the sensitive but dispassionate and scrupulous judge who must decide. Based on a novel by Ian McEwan, the film is ‘urbane, understated . . . and impeccably interpreted by a superb cast’ making it ‘an unmitigated pleasure to watch’ (Washington Post).…

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The Children Act

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple St
Maleny, Qld 4552 Australia

A talented teenager with leukaemia needs a blood transfusion to save his life. He and his Jehovah’s Witness family refuse this but under the ‘Children Act’ in the UK, they can be overruled by the state. Emma Thompson plays the sensitive but dispassionate and scrupulous judge who must decide. Based on a novel by Ian McEwan, the film is ‘urbane, understated . . . and impeccably interpreted by a superb cast’ making it ‘an unmitigated pleasure to watch’ (Washington Post).…

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