Cast & Crew
Hiroshi Tanaka, a journalist, stops on his way back from Europe in Hong Kong, where he meets a Chinese girl, Wu Li Hung, who nurses him to health when he falls ill. Their friendship develops into romance, and Hiroshi leaves for Tokyo promising to return to Hong Kong. In Tokyo, he is met by Keiko Kimura, a childhood friend in love with him. Some months later, on assignment in Hong Kong, Hiroshi finds Wu Li Hung is engaged to marry her boss's son. Hiroshi traces Wu to Macao, where he proposes marriage. She refuses, saying she is against mixed marriages because her Japanese mother had deserted her and fled to Japan during the war. Keiko arrives in Hong Kong and discovers the romance between Hiroshi and Wu. At first jealous, she finally resigns herself to their love and departs for Paris. Meanwhile, Hiroshi tries unsuccessfully to effect a happy reunion between Wu and her mother, whom he has found living in Japan. On his way to cover a war in Laos, Hiroshi stops off in Hong Kong once more. Wu finally consents to marry him, and he continues on to his assignment. As Wu is being fitted for her wedding gown, she is told of her fiancé's death on the Laotian front.
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Released in Japan in 1961 as Honkon no yoru.