Young Jessica is sent to a mental asylum by her rotten family on a false pretense. Her only chance is a down-on-his-luck boozing lawyer.

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Young Jessica is sent to a mental asylum by her rotten family on a false pretense. Her only chance is a down-on-his-luck boozing lawyer.

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18 July 2004 (Australia)  »

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Jessica Bergman: [whispers] Fuck You.
Meg Bergman: Jessica swore at me.
Joe Bergman: What did you say to your sister?
Jessica Bergman: [screams] I said "fuck you"!
Joe Bergman: That's not swearing. Swearing is when you don't mean it. She meant it.
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fantastic!!
19 July 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

WOW!!! I absolutely loved this mini series!! everything about it was fantastic! I didn't want it to end. I laughed, I cried, I was kept in suspense, everything a good drama should be :) Would of loved a happy ending though :) The acting was awesome and it was great to see new Aussie talent teaming up with some of the veterans of TV and film. Leanna Walsman was fantastic as Jessica as well as Sam Neill's character! Lisa Harrow's portrayal of Hester was fantastic i loved to hate her!! It was just great acting all around! The story was great as well, Bryce Courtenay has captured a great tale in his book "Jessica" and it was just great to see it being brought to life in this movie. I DEFINITELY RECOMMEND THIS!!!! 10/10


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