This is the untold story of how a proud people became prisoners on their own island.
When Chile colonised Easter Island in 1888, the land was rented to a company for sheep-rearing – and the native Rapanui people were treated worse than animals. Imprisoned behind barbed wire in a village that became a detention camp under the boot heel of a foreign military, the desperate natives are oppressed, humiliated and trapped. For some, there is only one option – a perilous escape by sea to Tahiti, more than 4000km away.
Screens with Tatau.