PG certificateJewel is a Film programme that first aired in 2001 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Jewel is a 3 star programme


Jewel (2001)

Directed by
Paul Shapiro

Emotionally charged drama about a mother's struggle to bring up a child with Down's syndrome in the 1940s, when the life expectancy of children with the condition was only two years. The film follows the family's determined progress in a society prejudiced against disability.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2001

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour

Made for TV


Image for Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett...Jewel
Image for Patrick BerginPatrick Bergin...Leston
Cicely Tyson...Cathedral
Ashley Wolfe...Brenda Kay - Age 16
Image for Robin DunneRobin Dunne...Wilman - Age 18-26
Peter Donaldson...Nathan
Laura Mercer...Brenda Kay - Age 8-9
Kelly Harms...Burton - Age 19-27
Ron Payne...Dr. Basket
Kristin Booth...Annie - Age 19
Natalie Radford...Raylene - Age 22-30
Sonia Lynn Kerr...Brenda Kay
Alexis Vandermaelen...Annie
Rachel Skarsten...Raylene
Kyle Fairlie...Burton