On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
As her marriage to Jack flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam, to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.Written by
The trailer really wets the appetite and if like me, you were expecting a lengthy legal battle with a dose of moral dilemma and lashings of emotion, you will be disappointed. The JW blood element is short and fleeting as the film concentrated more on the marriage problems between ET & ST, who perform fantastically as ever btw, and the wild infatuations of a confused boy. There was some misrepresentation of JW's, the Kingdom Hall didn't look like any I had ever set foot in, it painted a biased picture of people's interpretation of faith and there language and terminology felt archaic and old testamenty. There are few a divisive topics as refusing blood transfusions for minors based on religious faith and this particular showing didn't leave me or my party much to deliberate on after the credits. Overall, a missed opportunity and a waste of a fine cast.
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