The Seventh Sin

Category: Drama
In post-WWII Hong Kong, unhappily married Carol has an affair with Paul. Her physician husband Walter discovers it and presents her with a choice: travel with him to China (where he will fight a cholera epidemic) or face the scandal of a public divorce. She persuades him to reconsider and he proposes an alternative. If Paul's wife will agree to a divorce and he marries Carol within one week Walter will obtain a quiet divorce. Carol presents Walter's 'deal' to Paul, who regretfully declines, citing respect for his wife.Carol sees as her only choice to accompany Walter to the village, where she meets booze-soaked Tim. He soon introduces her to nuns at the local hospital-convent and Carol begins to re-evaluate her self-absorbed life and character. Working at the convent, Carol learns she is pregnant. She tells Walter she's unsure who is the father and he regrets her honesty. Shortly after, Walter contracts cholera and dies. Carol returns to Hong Kong and an uncertain future.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1957-06-28
Run time: 94 minute / 1:34
Directors: Ronald Neame, Vincente Minnelli.
Writer: Karl Tunberg
Production Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Production Country: United States of America



Eleanor Parker
as Carol Carwin
Bill Travers
as Walter Carwin
George Sanders
as Tim Waddington
Jean-Pierre Aumont
as Paul Duvelle
Ellen Corby
as Sister Saint Joseph
James Hong
as Chinese Officer
Ronald Neame Director

Miklós Rózsa Original Music Composer

William A. Horning Art Direction
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration

Karl Tunberg Screenplay

Vincente Minnelli Director

Fred M. MacLean Set Decoration

Ray June Director of Photography

Gene Ruggiero Editor

W. Somerset Maugham Novel

David Lewis Producer

Daniel B. Cathcart Art Direction

William McGarry Assistant Director

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