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When biology student Jule finds out she‘s pregnant, she sets out for Portugal to find her boyfriend Alex, who works in an organic commune there. Traveling in a Mercedes 303 camping bus, she picks up hitchhiker Jan at a gas station outside Berlin, who‘s travelling to a Spanish fishing village to try and find his biological father. They‘re both passionate and not very diplomatic, very interested in world affairs and philosophy, and while "on the road“, they have impassioned and deep conversations about capitalism, human nature, love and relationships and the meaning of life. Their trip becomes an emotional roller coaster, which finds them desperately trying not to fall in love with each other …
Hans Weingartner was born 1977 in Feldkirch / Vorarlberg (Austria). He studied Film at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, with a scholarship from the state for the very highly talented. His first film The White Sound got enthusiastic reviews and won dozens of awards. In 2004 his film Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei (The Edukators) was shown in the official competition of Cannes.