The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense. Her poise, graciousness and stoicism impress nearly everyone who meets her. Her husband is certainly without doubt; so is the district officer; while her lawyer's doubts may be a natural skepticism. But this is Singapore and the resentful natives will have no compunction about undermining this accused murderess. A letter in her hand turns up and may prove her undoing. Written by
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Davis fought several times with Wyler over the interpretation of her character, but later concluded, "I did it his way.... Yes, I lost a battle, but I lost it to a genius.... So many directors were such weak sisters that I would have to take over. Uncreative, unsure of themselves, frightened to fight back, they offered me none of the security that this tyrant did." She did not mind his customary calls for many multiple takes of scene after scene because she felt it matched her own perfectionism. See more
The motor vehicles throughout are all left-hand drive. In Singapore traffic drives on the left and all vehicles there are right-hand drive. See more
With all my heart, I still love the man I killed.