The World of Suzie Wong Poster

Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: June 29th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
When American artist Robert Lomax (William Holden) first meets beautiful Chinese native Suzie Wong (Nancy Kwan) aboard a ferry, she claims to be the virginal daughter of a prominent man. But when Robert spots her again in a Hong Kong brothel, she admits she is actually a prostitute. As Suzie models for Robert's paintings, their friendship deepens into love, to the disapproval of Robert's crusty British friend O'Neill (Laurence Naismith) and his daughter, Kay (Sylvia Syms), who fancies Robert.

Cast: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding, Laurence Naismith, Jacqui Chan, Andy Ho, Bernard Cribbins

Director: Richard Quine

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, 1960s, Engaging, Forbidden love, Friend, Daughter


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture