A flick I would run a hundred miles from if it were all Caucasian. Nothing about it being Chinese lifts it above formulaic power politics, pity, and rape is a bummer manipulation in the guise of being about something.
Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses not to warn her and even sides with the editor-in-chief. In just one moment, Sara is turned off by her work, her love relationship, and even about life.At this low point in her life, Sara exiles herself to Chiang Mai, Thailand. One evening, while at a bar, Sara meets child prostitute Dok-My. During her time getting to know Dok-My and through the process of rescuing her, Sara becomes haunted by the memories of her own past…