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When honest young Tolly is forced on the run with,Black Jack, a villainous ruffian, adventure and mishap are never far away.

When honest young Tolly is forced on the run with,Black Jack, a villainous ruffian, adventure and mishap are never far away.

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When honest young Tolly is forced on the run with 'Black Jack', a villainous ruffian, adventure and mishap are never far away. As the two enter a world of body-snatchers, private lunatic asylums and travelling fairs they find friendship in the most unlikely places. Based on Leon Garfield's popular novel, Ken Loach's Black Jack is a children's adventure film set in the 18th Century. With Chris Menges's beautiful photography, enchanting performances by its charismatic young cast and Loach's gentle, observational style – seen in his earlier feature Kes (1969) – Black Jack received the Critics' award at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.

When honest young Tolly is forced on the run with 'Black Jack', a villainous ruffian, adventure and mishap are never far away. As the two enter a world of body-snatchers, private lunatic asylums and travelling fairs they find friendship in the most unlikely places. Based on Leon Garfield's popular novel, Ken Loach's Black Jack is a children's adventure film set in the 18th Century. With Chris Menges's beautiful photography, enchanting performances by its charismatic young cast and Loach's gentle, observational style – seen in his earlier feature Kes (1969) – Black Jack received the Critics' award at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.

Extras

  • Feature commentary by director Ken Loach.
  • English and French language versions of the feature.
  • Illustrated booklet featuring essays by Sophie Mayer, extracts from Terry Deary's Horrible Histories series and more.
  • Original trailer
  • Deleted scenes
  • Dolby Digital mono audio (320 kpbs)

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673008447
Catalogue Number BFIVD844
Subtitle A film by Ken Loach
Product contents
  • Feature commentary by director Ken Loach.
  • English and French language versions of the feature.
  • Illustrated booklet featuring essays by Sophie Mayer, extracts from Terry Deary's Horrible Histories series and more.
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Year 1979
Director Loach, Ken
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries United Kingdom
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Colour Colour
Sound Sound
Subtitles English for the hard-of-hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 98
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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