MY BROTHER JACK

Cast

Matt Day
Simon Lyndon
Claudia Karvan

Director

Ken Cameron

Producer

Richard Keddie

Genres

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Film synopsis

The award winning Australian miniseries based on George Johnston‘s classic novel, My Brother Jack, is the story of two brothers, David and Jack Meredith, set between the two World Wars.

David Meredith (Matt Day) lives on the Greek Island of Hydra isolated from his emotional and physical past. Through reminiscence we witness the experiences of a young boy growing up in post war inner suburban Melbourne, in a home torn by his father’s violence and memories of war. Providing insight into social and political issues relevant to the time we follow David from boy to man as he follows his ambition to become a writer and resolve his own personal battles.

Running time

182 minutes

Country of origin

Australia

Year of production

2001