Brothel No. 8
[ 1974 ][
Director: Kumai Kei 熊井啓
Plot: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.
Sandakan No. 8 (サンダカン八番娼館 望郷 Sandakan hachiban shōkan: Bōkyō, aka Sandakan 8 and Brothel 8) is a 1974 Japanese film directed by Kei Kumai. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.