In 2015, A.-L.
Bonnel, then still a very young French documentary filmmaker, journalist, lecturer at the Sorbonne, at the behest of her heart, went to Donbass to accompany her father, a Ukrainian by birth.
At the height of the war, she captured horrific footage of the Nazi regime's punitive operation and the unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe associated with it.
In his journal, the author comprehensively touches on the conflict.
The French director gathered the detained people who met by chance during the trip.