Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age story set in 1965, about teenagers Charlie Bucktin and the town outcast Jasper Jones, who become entangled in a murder mystery.

Jasper Jones is produced by David Jowsey (Toomelah, Mystery Road, Mad Bastards, Satellite Boy), Vincent Sheehan (The Hunter, Little Fish, Animal Kingdom), with a script by Shaun Grant (Snowtown) and will be directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Redfern Now,Mabo).

The award-winning novel by Fremantle writer Craig Silvey has sold over 180,000 copies in Australia and is published in 15 countries. Jasper Jones was recently adapted into a WA stage production.

Craig Silvey

Find out more about writer Craig Silvey.

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Pemberton: Learn more about the stunning location featured in the film.