The film follows a bookish boy of 14 named Charlie Bucktin, who is startled at night when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. He shows Charlie the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Then, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.
Duration: 105 min