A riveting and moving Australian 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 Wishheart, 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 1968, 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.
DIRECTED BY RACHEL PERKINS
AUSTRALIA | 2017 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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...