JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1969, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.
Based on the iconic Australian novel
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Did You Know?
Toni Collette and Dan Wyllie who play husband and wife played brother and sister Muriel and Perry Heslop in Muriel's Wedding (1994) See more
When Charlie first jumps out his window to go with Jasper, he is barefoot and doesn't have any sandals on. Then when they arrive at the tree by the river, Jasper suddenly has sandals on. See more
Referenced in The Making of Jasper Jones
I'll Never Let You Go
Written by Clarence Smith
Performed by The Daylighters
Courtesy of Ace Records Ltd
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