Craig Roberts’ JUST JIM Trailer with Emile Hirsch

Emile Hirsch And Craig Roberts

Here’s the first trailer for Just Jim, the directorial debut of the Submarine star Craig Roberts, which premiered at this year’s SXSW Film Festival.

Roberts wrote and also stars in the film opposite Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor). The cast of Just Jim also includes Aneirin Hughes, Nia Roberts, Richard Harrington, Matthew Aubrey, Ryan Owen and Charlotte Randall.

The film will hit U.K. theaters this year by Soda Pictures and is seeking U.S. distribution. Watch the new trailer and poster below (via TFS).

I don’t know about you, but this actually looks kind of fun.

Craig Roberts And Emile Hirsch

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.