The World of Suzie Wong

1960

The World of Suzie Wong

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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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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…

    Variety Staff

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

    Jan 26, 2006 | Full Review…
    Time Out
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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.

    Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The World of Suzie Wong is rife with problems.

    Apr 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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