January 9, 2013

Arrow Films bring 'Jack Irish' to DVD

On Monday January 29th Arrow Films will be releasing the two-part Aussie Noir thriller, Jack Irish: Bad Debts and Black Tide, in the UK. Based on the books by Peter Temple, Jack Irish stars Guy Pearce as a former criminal lawyer whose life takes a header after the death of his wife.

Arrow Films is pleased to bring the UK its very first taste of Aussie Noir in the form of theGuy Pearce fronted 2-part film thriller Jack Irish - Bad Debts & Black Tide, which will be released on DVD on Monday 28th January 2013.

Adapted from the first two books of Peter Temple’s best selling series, Bad Debts & Black Tide tells the story of Jack Irish, a former criminal lawyer whose world imploded after the death of his wife.

Spectacularly portrayed by legendary Australian actor Guy Pearce (LA Confidential, Momento, The Kings Speech, Lawless), to the theme tune of Nick Cave and The Bad Seed’s “Red Right Hand”, Irish spends his days as a part-time private investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, gambler and sometime lover – the complete man!

An expert in finding those who don’t want to be found, dead or alive, Jack helps out his mates while avoiding the past .. that is until the past finds him.

Bad Debts - Synopsis
A phone message from an ex-client, Danny McKillop, doesn’t ring any bells for Jack .. Life is hard enough without having to dredge up old problems; his beloved football team has moved interstate, the odds on his latest bet at the track seem far too long, and he’s still cooking for one. But then Danny turns up dead and Jack is forced to take a walk back into a dark and dangerous past.

Black Tide - Synopsis
Jack Irish has no shortage of friends, but family members are few and far between. His wife was murdered by an ex-client and his father is a fading photo on the pub’s football ‘wall of fame’. So when Des Connors, the last link to his dad, calls to ask for help in the matter of a missing son, Jack is more than happy to lend a hand. But sometimes prodigal sons go missing for a reason... As Jack begins to dig, he discovers that Gary Connors was a man with something to hide, and his friends are people with yet darker and even more deadly secrets.

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