The World of Suzie Wong (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

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The World of Suzie Wong (1960)




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An American painter Robert Lomax (William Holden) travels to Hong Kong to learn more about himself and his art. He falls for Suzie (Nancy Kwan), the leader of a group of happy hookers.

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William Holden
as Robert Lomax
Nancy Kwan
as Suzie Wong
Sylvia Syms
as Kay O'Neill
Laurence Naismith
as Mr. O'Neill
Jacqui Chan
as Gwenny Lee
Andy Ho
as Ah Tong
Yvonne Shima
as Minnie Ho
Lier Hwang
as Wednesday Lu
Robbie Lee
as Barman
Lionel Blair
as Dancing Sailor
Robert Lee
as Barman
Ronald Eng
as Waiter
Calvin Hsai
as Suzie's Baby
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Critic Reviews for The World of Suzie Wong

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

On the decidedly negative side are three passages in which realism is virtually abandoned for theatrical effect.

May 27, 2008 | Full Review…

Denied the chance of being honest about its subject, it soon degenerates into euphemistic soap opera, with vague gestures towards bohemianism and lukewarm titillation.

January 26, 2006 | Full Review…
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[A] wildly romantic, vividly imagined color film.

May 21, 2005 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

It is sad to see Richard Quine, once a fair hope for 'mad' comedy, but growing progressively more sentimental and soft, slithering into a fifth-rate weepie like The World of Suzie Wang.

July 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The World of Suzie Wong is rife with problems.

April 17, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Though stereotypical, this interracial romantic melodrama was one of William Holden's most popular films

May 13, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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