In the summer of 1965 in the Australian mining town of Corrigan, 13-year-old Charlie Bucktin is surprised late one night when Jasper Jones shows up with promises of taking him to see something very special out in the bush. To their dismay, the car parks at the house, and a man gets out. Jasper leads Charlie down the street, careful to stay out of view of any cars. Film Review: ‘Jasper Jones’ Aussie filmmaker Rachel Perkins delivers her best work yet with this coming-of-ager set in a small town in 1969. 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. Jasper Jones has coarse language and name-calling throughout. With Levi Miller, Kevin Long, Toni Collette, Aaron L. McGrath. A car passes by, and they hide by the side of a house. Jasper Jones is most suitable for an older teenage and adult audience. JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. Adapted from Craig Silvey's bestselling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia. Jasper has a bit of a rebellious streak that Charlie finds intriguing. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Jasper Jones: Trailer from StateTheatreSA on Vimeo. Luckily, the man is visibly drunk—he urinates in his garden, and staggers inside without seeing them. In a nutshell can you describe the character you play and what sort of person they are? Ideas to discuss with your children. He is willing to gain greater understanding. Director Sue Lindsay has an absolute talent for bringing interesting and heart felt stories to the arts community. Directed by Rachel Perkins. Jasper Jones. “I trust him straight up, though I have no reason to, and this makes me one of few.” Role in Story. Bored, bullied and lonely, his world is changed forever when fellow outsider Jasper Jones knocks on his window to solve a murder. He admires Jasper Jones, the only ‘half-cast’ Aboriginal in town. Physical Description . We speak to some of the Jasper Jones cast about the script, their characters, and the MTC production. He is not sporty and therefore neither manly nor popular. JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. Always the town scapegoat because of his dark skin, Jasper knows he’ll be the first suspect. The Cast & Crew of Jasper Jones are almost ready to Bump-in to Mesley Hall. Emotional Journey . Guy: Jasper is a 15 to 16-year-old boy, uncertain of his exact age. 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. 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