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by Craig Roberts


This is the story of a loner. Jim, 16, has no friends and is a bit weird. His childhood friend, Michael, has left him for the cooler crowd and Jim is pushed to the edge when his dog dies. Jim’s life changes dramatically when Dean moves next door. Dean is older, American and on the run. He has movie star good looks and is everything Jim would like to be. Dean offers Jim friendship, a makeover and lessons in how to be cool. Jim finally realizes that he is being taken to the dark side. All Jim wants is for something exciting to happen. By the end he realizes that his life was fine the way it was. And he is happy with fine.

international title: Just Jim
original title: Just Jim
country: United Kingdom
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Craig Roberts
film run: 84'
screenplay: Craig Roberts
cast: Craig Roberts, Emile Hirsch, Richard Harrington, Sai Bennett, Mark Lewis Jones
cinematography by: Richard Stoddard
film editing: Stephen Haren
music: Michael Price
producer: Adrian Bate, Pip Broughton
production: Vox Pictures
backing: British Film Institute
distributor: Soda Pictures
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