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My Brother Jack

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • 2001
  • Ken Cameron
  • 182 mins

Summary

A boy looks up to his big brother, Jack, who is his hero and is someone that he is not - brave, noble and has the courage to stand up to their father. When their father returns from the battlefields of France to his family, he sends his younger son to an apprenticeship in a jam factory designing the labels. There, his boss sends him off to art school, but his real passion is writing. He began to send small stories into the newspaper. While the boy cannot draw, he discovers that he has a talent for writing. The depression sets in. The older son, Jack, who had escaped to the country returns with a girl suffering double pneumonia. Worst of all she is a Catholic and the father hates Catholics. The phrase Susso kids: the outbreak of World war II. Brother Jack rushes to enlist and his brother was unable/not allowed because he was a key reporter for the newspapers. They need him for propaganda.

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Credits

Cast

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David MeredithMatt Day
Jack MeredithSimon Lyndon
Cressida MorleyClaudia Karvan
Mr. MeredithWilliam McInnes
Minnie MeredithAngie Milliken
Helen MidgeleyEllouise Rothwell
Gavin TurleyRobert Menzies
SheilaRaelee Hill
Sam BurlingtonFelix Williamson
Bernard BrewsterJack Thompson

Crew

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DirectorKen Cameron
WriterJohn Alsop
WriterSue Smith
WriterGeorge Johnston
ProducerRichard Keddie
ProducerSue Milliken
ProducerAndrew Wiseman
ComposerDavid Bridie
ComposerHelen Mountfort

Details

Languages
English
Formats
Colour
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