The Child in Time (2017)

TV MovieDrama

Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have retired to the countryside, battling demons of their own. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores the dark territory of a marriage devastated, the loss of childhood, the fluidity of time, grief, hope, and acceptance. The Child In Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen.

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WatchMovies Score: 6.3/10 from 77 votes
Release Date: 2017-09-24
Status: Released
Run time: 90 min / 1:30
Production Studio : SunnyMarch, British Broadcasting Corporation, Pinewood Pictures
Production Country: United Kingdom


Benedict Cumberbatch
as Stephen Lewis
Kelly Macdonald
as Julie Lewis
Stephen Campbell Moore
as Charles
Saskia Reeves
as Thelma
Anna Madeley
as Rachel Murray
Lucy Liemann
as Joanna Buckley
Geraldine Alexander
as Stephen's Mother
John Hopkins
John Hopkins
as Home Secretary
Richard Durden
as Stephen's Father
Elliot Levey
as Prime Minister
Karen Bryson
as Mrs. Matterson
Eloise Henwood
as School Girl
Beatrice White
as Kate
Laurence Spellman
as Greg Ellis
Gerard Monaco
as Estate Agent


Writing Stephen Butchard Writer
Writing Ian McEwan Writer
Production Benedict Cumberbatch Executive Producer
Production Adam Ackland Executive Producer
Production David Boulter Executive Producer
Production Helen Gregory Executive Producer
Production Grainne Marmion Producer
Directing Julian Farino Director