Featuring Toni Collette
We're big fans of Toni Collette, who has done so much wonderful work in independent films, both as an actress and a producer. We celebrate her birthday (11/1) by offering two of her recent indie performances, as an alcoholic mother to Jack Reynor in Irish drama GLASSLAND, and as Charlie Bucktin's mother in Rachel Perkins' 2017 adaptation of JASPER JONES. And we have a bonus interview with Collette about her work in JASPER JONES.
John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning to find his mother unconscious from an alcohol overdose; however, this was not the first time. Jean violently rejects J...
Adapted from Craig Silvey's acclaimed novel, JASPER JONES tells the story of Charlie Bucktin (Levi Miller), a fourteen year-old boy living in a small Australian town. One night during the summer of 1969, he is startled when local outcast Jasper Jones (Aaron McGrath) appears outside his window des...
Toni Collette interview on the set of Jasper Jones