The Second Mother / A doua mamӑ

country, year

Romania, 2011

genre

documentary

running time

11′

directed by

Bianca Sescu

language

Romanian

subtitles

English

synopsis

In Romania, due to the fall of communism and the economic migration, thousands of children and teenagers live a constant struggle for survival because their parents went abroad for a job and a salary with which they can support a family.

about the author

Bianca Sescu (23 years) is studying Film Editing at Université Lumière Lyon 2 in France. She has already finished Film Directing at National University of Theatre and Film in Bucharest.

Filmography: Deadline (2012), A doua mamă / The second mother (2011), Amifran (2011), Primul meu rai / My first heaven (2010), Alfie (2010).

festivals, awards

CineMAiubit – International student Film Festival (2011, Romania), Filmul de Piatra – National Short Film Festival (2012, Romania)