Hugo Weaving To Host “Jasper Jones” Australian Premiere

Actors Hugo Weaving, Levi Miler, Aaron McGrath, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Kevin Long, alongside director Rachel Perkins and author/screenwriter Craig Silvey will walk the red carpet of “Jasper Jones” at it’s official Australian premiere at St. George Open Air Cinema. Details below:

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19 – 6.30pm

St. George Open Air Cinema, Mrs Macquarie Point, Sydney

About the film
Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette (Muriel’s Wedding, The Sixth Sense), Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Matrix), Levi Miller (Pan, Red Dog: True Blue), Angourie Rice (The Nice Guys, The Final Hours), Dan Wyllie (Animal Kingdom, Muriel’s Wedding) and Aaron McGrath (TV’s The Code, Redfern Now), JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia.

In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve a mystery that will consume the entire community.

In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.

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