RT, Moscow / RT / 2018
Home sweet home is a social film about elderly people living in nursing homes in Russia. It is made in a three-dimensional spherical video format that truly immerses its viewer in the realities of these people. We get to experience one day out of their lives but for them every day is a groundhog day. Through their stories we learn that they are suffering not so much from poor living conditions as because of loneliness and emptiness they feel since their closest people stroke them out of their lives. All of them used to lead meaningful lives and contributed their time and health to the society and their loved ones. And now noone cares how they live or when they die anymore. To convey this feeling we used a video effect when elderly people become shadows or even vanish into nothing, that symbolizes their present invisibility to society.
RT CREATIVE LAB, Moscow
YLE FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY, Helsinki
2013, FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY