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Jack and Jill: A Postscript

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Music director  Peter Best
Country  Australia
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Language  English
Jack and Jill: A Postscript movie poster
Director  Phillip Adams Brian Robinson
Release date  29 October 1970
Writer  Phillip Adams, Brian Robinson
Initial release  October 29, 1970 (Australia)
Directors  Phillip Adams, Brian Robinson
Cast  Gerry Humphries, Jean Higgs, Jim Berinson, Ray Watts
Screenplay  Phillip Adams, Brian Robinson
Similar movies  Phillip Adams directed Jack And Jill: A Postscript and produced Dons Party

Jack and Jill: A Postscript is a 1970 Australian film.

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Plot

Jill, a kindergarten teacher who lives with her parents, meets Jack, a biker. The two fall in love but are unable to reconcile their differences, with tragic results.

Cast

  • Anthony Ward as Jack Anderson
  • Judy Leech as Gillian O'Keefe
  • Lindsay Howatt as Christopher
  • Stanley Randall as Stan
  • Jean Higgs as Mrs Whelan
  • Phyllis Freeman as Mrs O'Keefe
  • Alan Higgs as Mr O'Keefe
  • Gerry Humphries as Gerry
  • Bob Cornish as television announcer
  • Gordon Rumph as minister
  • Sylvia Threlfall as minister's wife
  • Ray Watts as the singer
  • Production

    The script was originally devised in 1964 as a series of sketches where nursery rhymes provided commentary on modern suburbia. It took several years to film and shooting finished in mid 1969.

    Release

    The film won a silver award at the 1969 Australian Film Awards and screened at a number of festivals. It was released commercially by Columbia Pictures.

    References

    Jack and Jill: A Postscript Wikipedia
    Jack and Jill: A Postscript IMDb


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