The women's stories were pretty much to a one extremely disturbing, and the interview footage of Japanese veterans uncomfortably recounting their wartime sexual experiences was unsettling as well. The audience was in tears about halfway through and the crying level remained fairly constant until the credits rolled.

The movie, narrated by Lost's Yunjin Kim, definitely tells an important story in Asian and women's history that deserves to be heard, and outlines the women's ongoing quest for acknowledgment and apology on the world stage. However, there were plenty of elements in this movie that detracted from that message, which we'll get into after the jump.