Just Jim

SYNOPSIS

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 realises that he is being taken to the dark side. All Jim wants is for something exciting to happen. By the end he realises that his life was fine the way it was. And he is happy with fine. Just Jim is the directorial debut of Welsh actor Craig Roberts (Submarine).

WELSH CONNECTIONS

Filming location / Set in: Maesycwmmer
Welsh writer / director: Craig Roberts
Supported by: Ffilm Cymru Wales

PRODUCTION DETAILS

Music composed by: Michael Price
Production Company: Vox Pictures

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Running time: 84 minutes
Certificate: 15
Format: Cinema, DVD
Language: English

RELEASE

Date: 25th September 2015
Festivals: SXSW

LINKS

https://twitter.com/justjimmovie

FILM HUB WALES PROJECTS

Just Jim was previewed for exhibitors at one of our Welsh Film Preview Days.

“Roberts is already a singular screen presence, and here acquits himself confidently behind the camera, handling the film’s shifting tones with nicely cracked off-kilter humour.”  Mark Kermode, The Observer

Distributor: Thunderbird Releasing
Contact:
 dave.woodward@thunderbirdreleasing.com

 

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