Black Jack


Watch Black Jack (1979)

BLACK JACK, the rediscovered classic by director Ken Loach (WIND, WHICH CURVE BARLEY) and an inspiration from MOONRISE KINGDOM by Wes Anderson, is a dark and complex adventure film based on a Leon Garfield novel for children in the 18th century. When the French thief "Black Jack" kidnaps young Tolly, the journey begins, which includes travel markets, murder and the rescue of a young girl from a private insane hospital. Pictures by Chris Menges, mostly shot in 16mm format and on a modest budget in Yorkshire, stand out for the young cast's charming performance and Loach's gentle, observing style.... Show more

Black Jack is one of my favorite movie from year 1979. I really recommend to see and put Black Jack on the list of the best films, because Black Jack certainly deserve it. I sat for a long time after the end of Black Jack, reflecting on my thoughts. Black Jack filled me with difficult to explain energy got me so immersed in it. Special effects, action and characters give this high rating. Easily the movie with the best dialogues ever. Don't waste your time, click on play button and watch.

Release: 1979
IMDb Rating: 6.5