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Matching Jack

DVD  |  Drama  |  12 Jan 2011


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Matching Jack | DVD

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Matching Jack is a powerful emotional drama from award winning director Nadia Tass, about the unbreakable bond between parent and child. Life seems idyllic for Marisa (Jacinda Barrett) and her son, Jack (Tom Russell), until a poor performance at a school soccer match ends with Jack in hospital and Marisa trying to find her husband, David (Richard Roxburgh), who is interstate at a conference. In fact, David is planning to leave Marisa for his current mistress (Yvonne Strahovski), with his phone off and not a care in the world. Jack is diagnosed with leukaemia and the only possibility of a cure is if David has had a child from one of his many flings who could be a bone marrow donor. So Marisa looks back through his diaries, figures when he could have been having affairs, and goes out door knocking. Unsuspecting women face a desperate mother as Marisa searches high and low for possibilities and the full scale of David's infidelity is revealed. Meanwhile, Jack befriends Finn (Kodi Smit-McPhee), a young Irish boy in the next bed. He has been travelling the world with his father, Connor (James Nesbitt). Initial disdain turns to mutual respect as both Marisa and Connor find their own ways to deal with their respective sons' illnesses. MATCHING JACK beautifully captures the power of love and the resilience of the human spirit...with a gentle and uplifting ending, that hints at a future full of hope.
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Title: Matching Jack

Format: DVD

Release Date: 12 Jan 2011

Actor(s): Jacinda Barrett, Richard Roxburgh, Tom Russell, James Nesbitt, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Yvonne Strahovski, Jane Allsop, Jasper Bagg, Ewen Baker, Kristy Barnes-Cullen, Julia Blake, Beau Burley-Amuludun, Leon Burley-Amuludun, Damian Callinan, Ravi Chand

Sku: 2193707

Catalogue No: 50436SDO

Category: Drama

Disc Count: 1

OFLC Rating: M

Run Time: 103

Transfer Format: Widescreen

Video Format: PAL

Primary Audio: Dolby Digital

Language: English, Dolby Digital

Region Code: 4

OFLC Advice: Infrequent Coarse Language, Mature Themes

Dubbed Languages: English, Dolby Digital

Director(s): Nadia Tass

Genre: Drama, Australian