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Jasper Jones (2017 Australia)

June 4, 2017
7:30 pm

Director: Rachel Perkins
Starring: Hugo Weaving, Angourie Rice, Toni Collette
Genre: Drama, mystery
Duration: 85 mins

Adapted from Craig Silvery’s bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette and Hugo Weaving, Jasper Jones is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in WA. 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 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 to be truly courageous.