Just Inès

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Just Inès
Original poster
Directed by Marcel Grant
Produced by Marcel Grant
Richard Thompson
Written by Marcel Grant
Starring Caroline Ducey
Daniel Weyman
Veronica Roberts
Music by Michael J. McEvoy
Cinematography Michael Elphick
Edited by Kant Pan
Distributed by Synkronized (US)[1]
Release date
  • 14 November 2010 (2010-11-14)
Running time
93 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Just Inès is a 2010 British film written and directed by Marcel Grant. The film follows Tom Jackson, played by renowned UK actor Daniel Weyman, through a period of redemption after a prison sentence for domestic violence. Only through a new relationship with French girl Inès, played by well-known actress Caroline Ducey, can he find back his way in life.

The film was shot in United Kingdom and France as an independent production by the London-based production company Dancing Brave Pictures. The film received its world premiere to high acclaim at the 2010 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg[3] and was also screened at the 2010 Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt.[4]


The film starts with a depiction of Tom's current life. A businessman, he is lost in his deals and betrays his wife with a Buddhist girlfriend of his. When his wife threatens to leave him, he loses control and beats her violently. He is sentenced to 6 months in prison.

After being released and having spent some time with his mother and his brother, who live in a trailer park in absence of the early deceased father, he decides to move to London. Overcoming initial problems with the agent regarding his criminal record, he finally moves into a flat in Bloomsbury.

Self-doubt and loneliness now seem to dominate his days. He eventually befriends a young girl called PJ. A friendship develops, which helps Tom regaining a bit of warmth and colour in life. But then Tom meets his beautiful French neighbour Inès. A tender connection develops among them.

This quietly mysterious woman intrigues Tom. When he finds out about her life, it finally puts everything in Tom’s own story into perspective. There might be damage, but there is always hope.[5]



  1. ^ "Just Inès at ScreenDaily (2010)". Wendy Mitchell. Screen International. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Just Inès IMDb page". IMDb. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Just Inès (2010)". International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. Archived from the original on 26 October 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Just Inès at the Cairo International Film Festival (2010)". Cairo Film Fest. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Just Inès review". Oliver Schmitt. NEGATIV-film.de. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 

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