Jim Loach's debut feature Oranges and Sunshine was produced by Sixteen Films and See Saw Films and written by Rona Munro. The film stars Emily Watson, David Wenham and Hugo Weaving and was distributed by Icon. The critically acclaimed film was nominated for the Hitchcock D'Or and 7 AACTA awards in Australia; for which Hugo Weaving picked up Best Actor. Emily Watson also pick up an IF Award for Best Actress.
Jim directed the critically acclaimed 3-parter for ITV Life of Crime, starring Hayley Atwell. He also has extensive experience in directing drama for television and has worked on shows including Shameless, DCI Banks, Hotel Babylon and Holby Blue.
Jim is currently in production on One Fat Summer written by David Scearce and based on the novel of the same name by Robert Lipsyte. Christian Taylor is producing. The cast includes Donald Sutherland, Luke Wilson, Judy Greer, Sam Keeley, and Blake Cooper as “Bobby.”
Based on the novel of the same name by Robert Lipsyte.