PÖFF: A House Made of Splinters

PÖFF: A House Made of Splinters

Genre

Documentary

Director

Simon Lereng Wilmont

Run time

1h 27min

"In this war-worn and impoverished corner of Eastern Ukraine where addiction casts a long shadow, there sits a safe haven for children temporarily removed from their parents. ""A House Made of Splinters"" follows three kids awaiting their fate— will they go back or move on to a new home while a group of dedicated social workers create small moments of joy and respite from childhoods all but lost. Filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont returns with a follow-up to his acclaimed first feature, ""The Distant Barking of Dogs"", offering a unique look into how the long-term consequences of war on a society already under strain impacts the most vulnerable. His is a poignant and deeply intimate portrait of a remarkable way station filled with care, support, and trust for a group of kids who are in desperate need of more."

Genre

Documentary

Director

Simon Lereng Wilmont

Run time

1h 27min

"In this war-worn and impoverished corner of Eastern Ukraine where addiction casts a long shadow, there sits a safe haven for children temporarily removed from their parents. ""A House Made of Splinters"" follows three kids awaiting their fate— will they go back or move on to a new home while a group of dedicated social workers create small moments of joy and respite from childhoods all but lost. Filmmaker Simon Lereng Wilmont returns with a follow-up to his acclaimed first feature, ""The Distant Barking of Dogs"", offering a unique look into how the long-term consequences of war on a society already under strain impacts the most vulnerable. His is a poignant and deeply intimate portrait of a remarkable way station filled with care, support, and trust for a group of kids who are in desperate need of more."

Info

Production year

2022

Local distributor

PÖFF

In Cinemas

11/11/2022