Afather in jeans and wearing a tattered cap says farewell to his son, who is on the way to the war in Afghanistan. The two leave each other after a long hug, and as the father turns to go back to his car, tears stream down his cheeks: he might never see his son again. A woman sees the man and offers him a handkerchief to wipe his eyes.
A young man with branded clothing, an iPhone, and other middle-class indicators says farewell to his family and returns to university after his summer holidays. He and his family speak about pricey student loans, unemployment, and poorly paid work.