Just Jim (2015 film)

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Just Jim
Just Jim poster.jpg
British poster
Directed byCraig Roberts
Produced by
Written byCraig Roberts
Music byMichael Price
CinematographyRichard Stoddard
Edited byStephen Haren
Vox Pictures
Distributed bySoda Pictures
Release date
  • 14 March 2015 (2015-03-14) (SXSW)
  • 25 September 2015 (2015-09-25) (UK)
Running time
84 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom

Just Jim is a 2015 British black comedy film written and directed by Craig Roberts in his directorial debut. The film stars Roberts as a lonely Welsh teenager who is given the chance to increase his popularity when a cool American (Emile Hirsch) moves in next door.



The film premiered at South by Southwest on 14 March 2015 and was released in the United Kingdom on 25 September 2015.


The film has received generally positive reviews from critics, holding an 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] John DeFore of The Hollywood Reporter states in his review: "A misshapen but nicely dressed coming-of-age film."[3] Fionnuala Halligan of ScreenDaily says "As a directorial debut, though, Just Jim is an encouraging start for Roberts, should he ever wish to give up the day job."[4]


  1. ^ "JUST JIM (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Just Jim on Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes.
  3. ^ John DeFore (2 April 2015). "'Just Jim': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  4. ^ "'Just Jim': Review". Fionnuala Halligan. ScreenDaily.com. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015.

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