JASPER JONES

jasper jones

Australia / 2017 / 105 min / DCP / Comedy Drama

Director : Rachel Perkins


Script : Shaun Grant from a Craig Silvey's novel
Cinematography : Mark Wareham
Editing : Veronika Jenet
Music :  Antony Partos
Production : David Jowsey, Vincent Sheehan

Cast : Hugo Weaving (Mad Jack Lionel), Toni Collette (Ruth Bucktin), Levi Miller (Charlie Bucktin), Angourie Rice (Eliza Wishart), Dan Wyllie (Wes Bucktin), Aaron L. McGrath (Jasper Jones)

In the dead of night during the 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 of secrecy, gossip and tragedy, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.

 

Rachel Perkins

Rachel Perkins was born in Canberra in 1970. She is a daughter of Charlie Perkins. She is graduated from AFTRS. In 1992, she founded Blackfella Films, a documentary and narrative production company creating distinctive Australian content for television, live theatre, and online platforms, with a particular focus on Indigenous Australian stories. She served as Commissioner with the Australian Film Commission from 2004 to 2008, and has been on the board of Screen Australia from 2009 to 2013. She directed her first feature "Radiance" in 1998, followed by "One Night The Moon" (2001) a 57 minutes shorts with Paul Kelly. Her next feature "Bran Nue Day" (2010) was a huge success in Australia. In 2017 she directed "Jasper Jones". She also directed shorts (Flat, mimi) and TV series like "First Australian" and "Redfern Now", TV film "Mabo" (2012) and documentaries including "Blood Brothers" (1993) and "Black Panther Woman" (2014). She is filming the TV serie "Mystery Road".

 


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