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The Orphans of the Shoah of Montmorency

by
José Ainouz

2008 / 94min / Production : 24 images

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6o years after the genocide, the orphans of the Shoah testify. They all lived in Montmorency between 1938 and 1940 and between 1945 and 1960. A few lived in the Helvetia House and the others in Renouveau. For the longest time, they refused to speak, to express their anger against a society that subjected them to such unspeakable horror. Today, they narrate their secret childhoods, the separation and the dispatching of their parents to death camps...their stay in foster homes...

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