RACHEL PERKINS

JASPER JONES

A Knock at the Window. Their Lives Changed Forever.
2016 · 98 mins · Drama
Adapted from Craig Silvey’s bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia. In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve...

Adapted from Craig Silvey’s bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia. In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve a mystery that will consume the entire community.In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.

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★★★★ "Enchanting coming-of-age film could be Australia's Stand By Me... a charming, genre-traversing film... compelling... touching... insightful... satisfying" Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9214
Languages
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1

Directed by

Rachel Perkins

Featuring

Hugo Weaving, Matt Nable, Toni Collette

Special Features

The Making of Jasper Jones: 5 Featurettes
ATOM Study Guide