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The Jacket
Directed by:
John Maybury

"The Jacket" is a Drama/Fantasy/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by John Maybury, and written by Massy Tadjedin (screenplay), released in the USA on January 23 of 2005 . Adrien Brody is starring, alongside Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch and Brad Renfro.

When you die, all you want to do is come back.

Who directed "The Jacket":

The Jacket was directed by John Maybury, an English director, and writer.

Before making The Jacket, John Maybury had directed Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon, released in 1998. Since, he directed The Edge of Love, released in 2008.

What was the release date of "The Jacket":

The Jacket was first released on Sunday, January 23, 2005, in the United States. Other films released on Sunday, January 23, 2005 are The Ballad of Jack and Rose (dir. Rebecca Miller), Dirty Love (dir. John Mallory Asher), and Four Eyed Monsters (dir. Susan Buice and Arin Crumley). This was fourteen (14) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 13, 2005 in the United Kingdom; Friday, July 01, 2005 in France; Thursday, February 23, 2006 in Germany; Friday, April 01, 2005 in Italy; Thursday, January 05, 2006 in Spain; Thursday, August 11, 2005 in Australia and on Saturday, May 20, 2006 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Jacket":

At the casting of The Jacket we find Adrien Brody, previously seen in The Village (2004) and The Pianist (2002); Keira Knightley (King Arthur (2004), Love Actually (2003)); Kris Kristofferson (Blade: Trinity (2004), Blade II (2002)) [ more... ]

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What is the Storyline of "The Jacket":

After miraculously recovering from a bullet wound to the head, Gulf War veteran Jack Starks (Adrien Brody) returns to Vermont in 1992, suffering from periods of amnesia. While walking, he sees a young girl, Jackie (Laura Marano), and her mother (Kelly Lynch) in despair beside their broken-down truck. Starks and Jackie quickly form a certain affinity; she asks him to give her his dogtags and he does so. He gets the truck started for them and continues on his way. Shortly after, a man driving along the same [...]

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