In a riveting new documentary, we follow Emile Hoarau as he embarks on a journey to confront the dark past that haunts him to this day. Abducted from his family at the age of nine on the French island of Réunion, Emile was promised a brighter future but was instead forced to endure a long and arduous ordeal.
Over 60 years have passed since that traumatic experience, and now Emile wants to finally come to terms with his past. In our emotional and heart-wrenching film, we witness Emile’s return to Réunion and his attempts to reconcile with the memories of that difficult time. As he seeks closure and solace, we see the scars of his past and the inner struggles he faces. Join DW’s Lisa Louis as we follow Emile Hoarau on his journey of healing and hope.