About 100,000 children were placed as cheap labor to work on Swiss farms when their parents died or were deemed unfit to look after oneself. This horrible habit continued until after World War II. Latest victims are still alive, some of whom told their tragic stories for Markus Imboden, director, including his father.
Swiss director Markus Imboden, working mainly for ZDF German television station exposes a serious chapter in the history of his country. Orphans and children of single mothers, without rights were misused as a cheap labor force.