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Matching Jack (2010)

Only available in Canada, United States

Marisa Hagen discovers her husband has had multiple affairs throughout their marriage, but the possible existence of an illegitimate child could save the life of her son, Jack. Jack needs something only a sibling can provide: a perfect match. So her search begins and, before it ends, she finds both a new man for herself and a new beginning for her son.

Life seems idyllic for Marisa (Jacinda Barrett) and her son, Jack (Tom Russell), until a poor performance at a school soccer match ends with Jack in the hospital and Marisa trying to find her husband, David (Richard Roxburgh), who is away at a conference. In fact, David is planning to leave Marisa for his current mistress (Yvonne Strahovski), with his phone off and not a care in the world.

Jack is diagnosed with leukemia and the only possibility of a cure is if David has had a child from one of his many flings who could be a bone marrow donor. So Marisa looks back through his diaries, figures when he could have been having affairs, and goes out door knocking. Unsuspecting women face a desperate mother as Marisa searches high and low for possibilities – and the full scale of David’s infidelity is revealed.

Meanwhile, Jack befriends Finn (Kodi Smit‐McPhee), a young Irish boy in the next bed. He has been travellling the world with his father, Connor (James Nesbitt). Initial disdain turns to mutual respect as both Marisa and Connor find their own ways to deal with their sons’ illnesses.

This film is a Spiritual Cinema Circle selection.

James Nesbitt, Jacinda Barrett, Richard Roxburgh, Yvonne Strahovski, Tom Russell, Kodi Smit‐McPhee, Colin Friels
Nadia Tass

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m.crandles, posted on September 11, 2016

Matching Jack was absolutely positively the best film I have seen in Years. It brought tears, many tears to me since I battled Multiple Myeloma with my husband who passed last July. Chemo is brutal and is what actually killed him. The bone marrow transplant for his type of cancer does not last long and my husband did not want to put himself through all the agony involved if it had similar outcomes to chemo.
The acting was superb especially the 2 young boys and this film would be a wonderful support for parents who are battling their children's cancers and also for the children dealing with the disease.

SimoneL0, posted on August 8, 2016

I liked this one.

katwomantxstyle73, posted on April 17, 2016

I love the movies that are available on GaiaTv, some really good ones, like this one! thank you....

culturev, posted on August 17, 2015

This is a great movie that speaks to the heart of humanity in so many ways. Karma has its ways in this movie.

willowandquinn, posted on August 16, 2015

Wonderful film!

PattyCa103, posted on August 15, 2015

A very heart warming movie with many facets. I found it interesting and compelling. Thanks for making it available for us.

DerrallB, posted on May 12, 2015

the system will not let me download the movie even though I live in Canada which happens to be an allowed area

AspenM@Gaia, posted on May 13, 2015

Hi There!
I apologize for any inconvenience. We will look into this right away. I am going to email you directly as well with a few questions. Please keep an eye out for that.
Thank you!

DerrallB, posted on May 13, 2015

thanks, have replied to the email
hopefully this glitch can be worked out!
all the best,

WilliamW7, posted on April 25, 2015

A very good movie about life....the good, the bad, and the ugly... But the spirit over comes

Maidenhair, posted on October 6, 2014

"Love is the blueprint of a Robin" incredible story of how any sickness that grabs our children and moves them into a higher De-mention crossing barriers as the waves in the gigantic story got higher & higher with resentment of a trusted Heart
Until the journey came full circle so to did a new romance with Life come together.. thank you ty ty ..

deena.mtrising, posted on June 23, 2014

great movie with our hearts wide open... loved the Irish/seaman's slant and the music Thank you Gaiam...all these gentle stories and docudramas of life without all the sex, violence and degradation of language. Visionary....bringing to us these other options Thank You . Thank You.

cindypatterson9, posted on June 18, 2014

Loved it

ShambraJ, posted on May 16, 2014

What an inspiration! At the end of the day, are we valuing life? Two different views of divine order. Enjoyed it tremendously.

LINDAB8, posted on May 9, 2014

Perfect. Not overdone. A very heartwarming movie. Sad scenes/Happy scenes - that's life. Highly recommend.

AtHeart909, posted on April 14, 2014

One of the best movies I have seen, not that I am into sadness, in fact, I didn't expect how emotional it was. Heart breaking, very believable, a very good movie!

jeanemarie625, posted on April 3, 2014

The audio was so low that you could hardly hear what they were saying. I have noticed this on other videos. I hope that you will address this issue. I have all my speakers at 100%.

kimmickal, posted on September 4, 2012

Very touching. Makes me very grateful that my children are healthy. Shows that Cancer is a horrible disease. Needs to be available worldwide.

Georgy, posted on August 26, 2012


RussG, posted on August 23, 2012

A beautiful film from Australia. If this one doesn't make you cry, you don't have a heart. Another home run from Spiritual Cinema Circle. Highly recommended!

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