Second Home

Daria Polischuk
33 minutes

He dreams of being a DJ. She dreams of going to university. They each have their own lives, their own struggles, and their own successes. Like all the other teenagers, Zhenya and Yulya are trying to make sense of their existence. Eager to step into a new period of their lives, the two reflect upon their past. Zhenya an Yulja are willing to share their personal struggles with us and let us catch a glimpse of the special circumstances of growing up in a children's home. Second Home is a film that gives us insight into the lives of two young people that had a different childhood. It shows the difficulties of life in an orphanage and changes perspectives.

Producer / Production company: 
Visual Cultural Studies, The Arctic University of Norway