This movie can be seen in different light. When the judge visited the teen to determine if he understood that refusing treatment would lead to his slow death, she went beyond evidence gathering. She laughed at his quip and the ice broke.…Read moreRead more of this comment
Aug 23, 2019LibUser500 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Beauty through moments of regrets. Living not fulfilled by choices or living with consequences of decisions perhaps left unmade.
Art is what makes you pause, ponder and absorb to reflect what beholds you. So is the mastery in this…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jun 22, 2019ilovewhippets rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
A warm, heartfelt story! Well-done and beautifully acted! I really enjoyed this intriguing story and movie!
(The volume was low for some reason, though!)
Make sure to watch the Commentary, well-worth it!
I definitely recommend this…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jun 11, 2019Ba_kuPlanet rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Another brilliant BBC production. A clever drama that demonstrates some of the life issues that professional women may deal with: marriage, workaholic habits, client/coworker interactions. Also a sneak peak at what a judge for children…Read moreRead more of this comment
May 24, 2019EvanSchoenfeld rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Laws to protect children from abusive parents were extended to require medical care for minors in these circumstances. Even though it was a life-or-death situation, regardless of how primitive the religious creed, should the government be…Read moreRead more of this comment
Apr 09, 2019hazystar rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Disappointing, would have rated it lower if it wasn’t for the high caliber acting especially from Emma Thompson. None of the characters I could warm to and the improbable and somewhat absurd storyline did not flow well, not to my taste at…Read moreRead more of this comment
I don't know.... The movie left me scratching my head quite as much as the novel did. I watched the movie in the hope it might illuminate the novel for me. It didn't. I found both had a flat affect that made it tough for me to engage with…Read moreRead more of this comment
Jan 29, 2019Matisse rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
What excites me most about this movie, is that it's for adults. It's about people dealing with issues in their lives, in an intelligent manner. The kind of movie, that I feel, does not get made these days.
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