Set in mid-20th-century Japan, a crusading female journalist makes the acquaintance of an elderly woman who years earlier had been shipped against her will to Borneo. As a young girl, she had been sold into prostitution by her impoverished family.
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It always seemed like I was watching a well-intended movie, made by well-intentioned people, about a serious story which must be told. Wish I didn't have to think about all those qualifiers--I'd rather get lost in a story with people and circumstances and bell-bottom pants.