The film tells about the distant island of Reunion, located off the coast of East Africa in the Indian Ocean and part of the Mascarene archipelago. The nature of the island: flora and fauna. Life and everyday life of the island's population - urban and rural. Views of the Fournaise volcano, the capital of Reunion - the city of Saint-Denis. The movement of vehicles on the island. Growing and cutting of sugar cane. The activities of the communist party on the island.