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Sandakan 8

1974 2h 0m Drama List
Reviews 80% Audience Score 50+ Ratings An old Japanese woman tells a writer about her past, in which she was shipped to Borneo and forced to become a prostitute. Read More Read Less

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Gary Arnold Washington Post A soberly inspirational chronicle of suffering and endurance, evoking elemental, heartfelt emotions without going simpleminded or mawkish. May 7, 2017 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Japan's Oscar-nominated film deals with the position of women in society--past and present Rated: B Feb 26, 2012 Full Review Phil Hall Film Threat Rickety Japanese feminist drama which is too uneven to make any provocative impact. Rated: 2.5/5 Mar 18, 2004 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member (*** 1/2): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis An old Japanese woman tells a writer about her past, in which she was shipped to Borneo and forced to become a prostitute.
Director
Kei Kumai
Screenwriter
Sakae Hirosawa, Kei Kumai
Production Co
Toho Company Ltd., Haiyu-za Film Production Company Ltd.
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Japanese
Runtime
2h 0m