A journalist interviews an old woman who was forced into prostitution, just like many other Japanese women working in Asia outside of Japan during the first half of the 20th century. She worked in a Malaysian brothel called Sandakan 8.
Three Japanese pilgrims arrive in India. Miss Naruse is looking for Otsu, a Catholic priest, her lover ten years before; after time in France and Israel, he has come to Benares where he ... See full summary »
Dr. Unan is asked to treat a young girl with A-bomb disease symptoms but her mother denies being in Nagasaki at the time of the bombing. Another young girl, Tokuko, asks Unan to write her a "Proof of Rape".
Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death. Years before: Sen Rikyu is a ceremonial tea master who ... See full summary »
The humanistic story of conflict ranging from a nun's chaste commitment to god and her love for a man from Japan, the contrast between the rich and poor and the differences between the ... See full summary »