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1974

Sandakan hachibanshokan Bokyo

SANDAKAN NO.8

サンダカン八番娼館 望郷

Release Date
November, 2nd, 1974
Running Time
121 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
-

[ Directed by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

TOHO, Haiyuza

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Story ]

The Long Darkness and Rise, Fair Sun director Kumai Kei helmed this film adaptation of a story by Oya Soichi Nonfiction Award-winner Yamazaki Tomoko. Depicts the cruel and checkered destiny of girls known as "Karayuki-san."
Mitani Keiko (Kurihara Komaki) researches women's history and investigates the circumstances of Karayuki-san who were trafficked to destinations in Southeast Asia from the late Meiji period into the early Showa period. She meets the elderly Saki (Tanaka Kinuyo) in Amakusa and becomes convinced that she was a Karayuki-san, and after Keiko takes up residence in Saki's home she begins to unburden herself.

[ Contact (International) ]

TOHO CO., LTD.
International Business Department

1-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8415
Attn: HARAGUCHI Emi
tel: +81 3 3591 3530
fax: +81 3 3591 6610
E-mail: tohointl@toho.co.jp
http://www.toho.co.jp

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