DVD Release: Jasper Jones

DVD Release Date: April 10, 2018
Price: DVD $18.00
Studio: Film Movement

Adapted from Craig Silvey’s novel, Jasper Jones tells an Australian coming-of-age story set during the scorching summer of 1969. One night, Charlie Bucktin (Levi Miller, Pan), a bookish boy of 14, is startled when Jasper Jones (Aaron McGrath), the town’s mixed race outcast, shows him the dead body of young

Levi Miller and Angourie Rice in Jasper Jones.

Laura Wishheart, changing Charlie’s life forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer, all the while clashing with the local racists, facing the breakup of his parents and falling head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

Native Aussies Toni Collette (The Way Way Back) and Hugo Weaving (Last Ride) also star in the drama, which is directed by Rachel Perins (Bran Nue Dae).

The DVD incarnation of the critically well-received film also include cast and crew interviews and the short film Death for a Unicorn, directed by Francesca Reverdito.

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.