Always the town scapegoat because of his dark skin, Jasper knows he’ll be the first suspect. 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. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. The Cast & Crew of Jasper Jones are almost ready to Bump-in to Mesley Hall. He admires Jasper Jones, the only ‘half-cast’ Aboriginal in town. Guy: Jasper is a 15 to 16-year-old boy, uncertain of his exact age. Jasper Jones has coarse language and name-calling throughout. Directed by Rachel Perkins. 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. Physical Description . Jasper leads Charlie down the street, careful to stay out of view of any cars. We speak to some of the Jasper Jones cast about the script, their characters, and the MTC production. Jasper Jones: Trailer from StateTheatreSA on Vimeo. Jasper Jones is most suitable for an older teenage and adult audience. Bored, bullied and lonely, his world is changed forever when fellow outsider Jasper Jones knocks on his window to solve a murder. With Levi Miller, Kevin Long, Toni Collette, Aaron L. McGrath. Luckily, the man is visibly drunk—he urinates in his garden, and staggers inside without seeing them. 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. To their dismay, the car parks at the house, and a man gets out. JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. 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. “I trust him straight up, though I have no reason to, and this makes me one of few.” Role in Story. Based on the novel of the same name by Craig Silvey, Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age story about small-town racism, victimisation and a hunt for the truth. 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. Director Sue Lindsay has an absolute talent for bringing interesting and heart felt stories to the arts community. In a nutshell can you describe the character you play and what sort of person they are? A car passes by, and they hide by the side of a house. Jasper has a bit of a rebellious streak that Charlie finds intriguing. 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