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by Sergi Portabella


A twelve-year-old existentialist kid runs away from home to meet his favorite philosopher, Albert Camus, not knowing he has been dead for fifty years. On his way he finds love and rejection for the first time in his life.

international title: Jean-François and the Meaning of Life
original title: Jean-François i el sentit de la vida
country: Spain, France
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Sergi Portabella
film run: 85'
release date: ES 6/07/2018
screenplay: Sergi Portabella
cast: Pau Durà, Claudia Vega, Théo Cholbi, Xavi Sáez, Eudald Font, Pepo Blasco, Àgata Roca, Max Megías, Clàudia Pons, Enric Arquimbau
cinematography by: Bet Rourich
film editing: Aina Calleja
art director: Anna Pujol Tauler
costumes designer: Ester Palaudàries
music: Gerard Pastor
producer: Xavier Granada
co-producer: Alice Ormières, Jaume Ripoll, Juan Carlos Tous
executive producer: Xavier Granada, Alberto Aranda
associate producer: Esther Friedrich, Alexander Weimer
line producer: Laia Gómez
production: A Contraluz Films, Surprise Alley, Televisió de Catalunya - TV3, RTVE - Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española
backing: ICEC (ES), Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA) (ES), Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Cultura (ES), Institut Ramon Llull (ES), Europe Creative MEDIA
distributor: Vercine
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