After Jackie Nichols' fianc dies in a car accident, she flees to Japan to restart her life. Once there, she meets a charming drug mule and agrees to smuggle hashish with him. After four drug-smuggling trips together, their friendship fizzles and Jackie decides to go back home to America ... but not before smuggling one last time alone. That's when she gets caught and is sentenced to several years in a country known for having one of the world's strictest prison systems.
Source: National Geographic Channel