About the film
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Release Date: April 01, 2016
|Production Companies||:||Jaya International|
|Director||:||Jeffrey D. Brown|
|Producers||:||Emma Thompson, Jane Charles|
|Writers||:||Joseph Kwong, Jeffrey D. Brown, Patricia McCormick|
Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. When the Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family's crops, Lakshmi's father says she must leave home and take a job to support her family. He introduces her to a glamorous stranger who tells her she will find her a job as a maid in the city. Glad to be able to help, Lakshmi journeys to India and arrives at "Happiness House" full of hope. But she soon learns the unthinkable truth: she has been sold into prostitution...