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2 Jacks (2012)

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Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?

Director:

Bernard Rose

Writers:

Bernard Rose (screenplay), Leo Tolstoy (short story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sienna Miller ... Diana
Billy Zane ... Max Faraday
Jack Huston ... Jack Hussar Jr.
Danny Huston ... Jack Hussar Sr.
Jacqueline Bisset ... Diana - 2010
Laura Clery ... Ann
Izabella Miko ... Dana
Guy Burnet ... Paul
Lydia Hearst ... Alexis
Jamie Harris ... Colin
David Lipper ... Hotel Clerk
Rosie Fellner ... Lily
Richard Portnow ... Lorenzo
Demetrius Navarro ... Valet
Carly Steel ... Madeline
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Jack Hussar is a legendary Hollywood director, whose persona commands respect and adoration from his fans. Can his son, Jack Jr. maintain his legacy?

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Danny Huston and Jack Huston aren't just father and son in this film, but real life uncle and nephew. See more »

Soundtracks

Flamenco Dark Eyes
Original Arrangement and Composition by Billy Morrison
featuring Steve Stevens
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Two Jacks
11 February 2013 | by jtcdeeprootsSee all my reviews

Writer/Director Bernard Rose continues in his series of Tolstoy adaptations with his latest Two Jacks, starring Danny Huston and Jack Huston. Danny Huston plays once successful and revered Hollywood director Jack Hussar. Upon his return to Los Angeles, Jack hopes to procure financing for his newest project. Jack with, his nightly attendance to glamorous parties and continuous smoking make him a classic Hollywood filmmaker. But he is not without a bit of compassion or clever thinking. Following a lifetime later is Jack's son, who shares both his name and passion for filmmaking. Not to mention his charm and reputation. Jack Jr. as his journey begins also aspires to procure financing for his filmmaking debut.

The two Jack's do well to carry themselves with confidence and a touch of arrogance in some cases, but not without sympathy or flaw. The cinematography speaks with an artistic new wave cinema vérité style. The color is tinted in Jack Sr. scenes giving the impression of a time in film long gone. Unfortunately, this sort of filmmaking is not for everyone. However I found this to be done due to the unique vision of the director.

For those familiar with the style or Roses previous work, Two Jacks is sure to please with its solid performances and artistic storytelling.


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