When Mudan, a frightened, young asian girl, is forced into modern day slavery by the brutal child brothel owner, madam Zhao, the only solace she finds is through the memory of her mother and the promise that she would one day find Mudan and take her away to America: the place where dreams come true. Despite her hostile surroundings, Mudan finds sympathy, compassion, and friendship in an unexpected brothel girl, Faye. Through each other, they find the courage and the hope to live their lives as innocent, ordinary little girls. but even the bonds of friendship cannot stop the bleak future that awaits them as their time of innocence runs out.
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