Emma Dardenne, a widow living alone in Brussels (Belgium), was born in Rwanda in 1908 from a Rwandan mother and captain Heinrich von Bethe, a German officer on post in the German colony at that time. Despite the age of 95 and accompanied by her daughter Paulette and her grandson Manu she decides to revisit Rwanda to finally give them clear proof of her childhood stories.

Emma takes us by the hand to travel through time and space to the shores of Lake Kivu, where she's still named 'La fille du Grand Monsieur.

Team members

Georges Kamanayo Gengoux

Georges Kamanayo is film director.

€ 6.000, granted on 27/11/2002.

A documentary of 53 minutes.
Première: 1 October 2005.

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