The EQ Media and Entertainment production Jack Irish – Bad Debts will have its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival on Friday 3rd August.

Based on the novel by Peter Temple, Jack Irish (Guy Pearce) is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover – the complete man really. 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.

You can find the full program at and tickets go on sale this Friday 13 July. MIFF runs 2-19 August 2012.

Jack Irish will air on ABC1 in September.

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