Something Better to Come

by Hanna Polak

Ten-year-old Yula has but one dream - to lead a normal life. For 14 years, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Hanna Polak follows Yula as she grows up in the forbidden territory of Svalka, the garbage dump located 13 miles from the Kremlin in Putin’s Russia.  Something Better To Come is Yula’s story - a dramatic tale of coming of age and maturing to the point of taking destiny into one’s own hands. It is a story of hope, courage, and life, all shot in gripping vérité style that stuns with its directness and immediacy.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Year of release: 2014
Director: Hanna Polak
Producer: Sigrid Dyekjær
Length: 90+ minutes