My Life as a Comedian
Jonas Gardell's modern classic in a feature film adaption by award winner Rojda Sekersöz.
My Life as a Comedian Selected for World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2019
My Life as a Comedian will screen in the Discovery section at TIFF. The film is the second feature from Swedish director Rojda Sekersöz, following up her acclaimed 2017 debut Beyond Dreams.
Juha, 12, class clown in the suburb of Sävbyholm, Sweden. To be funny is the only thing he is good at and all he wants is to fit in the social peckingorder at school. When Juha as an adult performs the show – My Life As A Comedian- to sold out theatres and tells the horrid and funny stories from his childhood to the audience he gets an unexpected visit from an old friend from school which makes him return to Sävbyholm and deal with his past.