Jack Be Nimble (1994)





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Alternating between urban affluence and rural squalor in its New Zealand setting, this contemporary update of the Brothers Grimm tells the story of a boy and his sister whose placement into very different adoptive homes can't destroy the psychic bond that connects them. An impressionistic opening scene suggests that Jack and Dora's mother has gone off her rocker; soon, the children are packed off to an orphanage, where Dora is adopted by the kindly Mr. and Mrs. Birch (Brenda Simmons and Gilbert … More

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Horror
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On DVD: Sep 7, 1999

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This movie damned disturbed me - I've only seen it once, and would gladly love to find another copy of it... I've heard it's rare, but I haven't sat down and looked very hard either.

Deidre Louthen

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