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Peter Temple (novel)
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Release Date:
14 October 2012 (Australia) See more »
A former criminal lawyer is getting his life back together and now spends his days as a part-time investigator... See more » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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Brilliant adaptation of brilliant book See more (6 total) »


  (in credits order)

Guy Pearce ... Jack Irish

Marta Dusseldorp ... Linda Hillier

Aaron Pedersen ... Cam Delray

Roy Billing ... Harry Strang

Damien Richardson ... Drew Greer

Shane Jacobson ... Barry Tregear
Vadim Glowna ... Charlie Taub

Colin Friels ... Garth Bruce

Steve Bisley ... Kevin Pixley

Emma Booth ... Isabel Irish
Debra Lawrance ... Jack's Secretary

Fletcher Humphrys ... Wayne Waylon Milovich

Michael Carman ... Eddie Dollery
Simon Russell ... Danny McKillop

Sarah Roberts ... Lorna
Terry Norris ... Eric Tanner
Ron Falk ... Norm (as Ronald Falk)
John Flaus ... Wilbur

Damien Garvey ... Stan
Drew Tingwell ... Ronald Bishop
Christopher Castles ... Bookie
Barry Mitchell ... Bookie
Noel Davis ... Punter
Noel Mason ... Punter
Kim Connell-Sculli ... Punter
Russell Fletcher ... Priest

Anthony Hayes ... Vin McKillop
Alicia Gardiner ... Sue McKillop
Hannah Formosa ... Kirsty McKillop
Heather Mitchell ... Mrs. Vane
Colin Hay ... Tony Baker
Terry Gill ... Neighbour

Bryce Hardy ... Tony Baker's Sidekick
Michelle Stillman ... Archivist
Jesse Atatai ... AdvanceGuard Security

Nicholas Bell ... Martin Scullin
Judi Farr ... Mrs. Bishop

Des Fleming ... Patrick Donnelly

Marshall Napier ... Father Gorman

Andy McPhee ... Joe Kwitny
Denis Moore ... Lance Pittman

Tom Green ... Francis
Clint King ... Scullin's Goon
Tom McCathie ... Weeding Man
Ian Robinson ... Man in Sauna (Dr Paul Gilbert)

Rhys Muldoon ... Rod Pringle
Tottie Goldsmith ... Jackie Pixley

Kasia Kaczmarek ... Nancy Farmer

Peter Noble ... Linda's Colleague
Nick Rudd ... Plainclothes Cop
Beau Murren ... Motorcyclist
Siros Niaros ... Passenger
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Xavier Gouault ... Horse Race Punter

Directed by
Jeffrey Walker 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Knight  written by
Peter Temple  novel

Produced by
Ian Collie .... producer
Christopher Gist .... commissioning editor
Christopher Gist .... executive producer
Andrew Knight .... executive producer
Chris Page .... line producer
Lesley Parker .... line producer
Carole Sklan .... executive producer
Original Music by
Harry James Angus 
Cinematography by
Martin McGrath 
Film Editing by
Geoffrey Lamb  (as Geoff Lamb)
Casting by
Nikki Barrett 
Production Design by
Chris Kennedy 
Art Direction by
Marita Mussett 
Costume Design by
Jeanie Cameron 
Makeup Department
Jason Baird .... special makeup effects artist
Sean Genders .... special make-up effects supervisor
Eliza Langdon .... key hair stylist
Eliza Langdon .... key makeup artist
John Logue .... makeup department head
Dominique Mathisen .... assistant makeup artist
Kate Spear .... special makeup effects assistant
Production Management
Peter McBain .... post-production supervisor
Rachel McKellar-Harding .... post-production producer
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matt Enfield .... first assistant director
Dean Fay .... second assistant director
Erin Lander .... third assistant director
Art Department
Brooke Tia Silcox .... assistant stand-by (as Brooke Silcox)
Sound Department
Craig Butters .... sound effects editor
Dan Johnston .... foley artist
Damian Jory .... sound re-recording mixer
Duncan McAllister .... foley recordist
Andrew Simmons .... foley editor
Marco Velasco .... dialogue editor
Lance Anderson .... stunts
Kent Clifton-Bligh .... stunts (as Ken Clifton-Bligh)
Jarrah Cocks .... stunts
Jacqueline Geelan .... stunts (as Jacquie Geelan)
Jess Palamateer .... stunt riding double: Nancy
Reg Roordink .... stunts
Daniel Solis .... precision driver
Chris Weir .... stunt double: Aaron Pedersen
Camera and Electrical Department
Steven Bailey .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ben Dickinson .... second assistant camera
Craig Dusting .... key grip
Karl Engeler .... gaffer
Jake Hill .... third grip
Lachlan Moore .... still photographer
Mark Parish .... additional grip
Stephen Robinson .... best boy grip
Marc Spicer .... a camera operator: steadicam operator
Casting Department
Gabrielle Healy .... extras casting
Sarah Nathan .... casting assistant
Natalie Wall .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Brett Manson .... digital colorist
Laurie Meade .... on-line editor
Music Department
Ross Cockle .... music score engineer
Gary Seeger .... music supervisor
Other crew
Andrew Anastasios .... script editor
Angelique Badenoch .... production coordinator
Matt Cameron .... script consultant
Manuel Caracciolo .... production secretary
Daniel Gascoine .... production runner
Traci Genders .... assistant accountant (as Traci Duxbury)
Dan Knight .... production runner
Stephen Rutter .... travel manager
Trudy Talbot .... production accountant
Ben Timony .... behind the scenes director
Kirsty Vogel .... locations coordinator
Kristin Voumard .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
Australia:90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The two hotels mentioned, the "Prince of Prussia" and the "Hero of Trafalgar" are fictional.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012) (TV)See more »
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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant adaptation of brilliant book, 23 October 2012
Author: Hanne from Australia

I love the Jack Irish novels but I was worried the TV adaptation wouldn't do Peter Temple's writing justice. I was so glad to see my fears were unfounded. The show captured the feel of the book perfectly, from the Fitzroy 'youth club', to Charlie the carpenter, to colourful racing identities and hapless and not so hapless crooks. Loved Guy & Martha's crackling chemistry. Guy's portrayal of Jack was just flawless - a slight sense of tragedy an more than a little darkness but not shutting out the world like some other tortured crime novel protagonists. There's a real sense of the Australian male: somewhat stoic, no-nonsense, capable, not beholden to rules but not rebellious for the sake of it, with a good dose of humour thrown in. What's not to love? It doesn't hurt that Guy is getting more sexy as the years go by.

More than any other book I've read, Peter Temple's writing seems to capture the mood or feeling of Melbourne perfectly and I was so happy to find the same sense of place in this production. I can't wait to see more and will. Be re-watching this. This is such great television.

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