By Kate Mulvany. Based on the novel by Craig Silvey. Directed by Glynis Stokes. Budding Theatre. The Courtyard Studio.
Canberra Theatre Centre. Bookings 02 or canberratheatrecentre. Ended October 5. Kate Mulvany's adaptation of Craig Silvey's dark tale of rural Western Australia in summer is a compelling story about race, gender, suicide, despair, love, families and national identity.
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There was a film in It's rightly gone on to being taught in senior schools. Picture: Michael Milosavljevic. The play is narrated by year-old Charlie Bucktin Callum Doherty , who has a love of reading and large words He's the only child of a schoolteacher father Chris McGrane , and is a bit of an oddity in a small country town.
He's not the only outsider. Indigenous Australian Jasper Jones Jauliam Toomey knocks on his window one night to enlist his help in a terrible situation, the full details of which only gradually reveal themselves. The two boys develop a friendship as the story unfolds.
Jauliam Toomey as the title character in Jasper Jones. Jasper has found Laura Wishart Lily Munnings dead and rightly assumes the cops will want to talk to him, a "talk" that will involve trying to beat a confession out of him. A riveting and moving Australian coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 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 , 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.
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