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21 January 2017

La seconda famiglia

La seconda famiglia

original title:

LA SECONDA FAMIGLIA

directed by:

country:

Italy

year:

2009

film run:

27'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (20/06/2009)

festival & awards:

Rome, Margherita a young social worker, twenty-five years old, is giving Italian lessons to Alina Radtchenko, who hasn’t been in Italy long. She establishes a relationship with the child’s family that reaches beyond the professional sphere. The problems begin when Margherita’s mother is assaulted and Roman, a friend of Radtchenko’s, is a suspect. Margherita is tormented by inner conflict and doubts which end up ruining even deep friendly relationships.