Chris, an American G.I., and Kim, a Veitnmese bar girl, fall in love in Saigon.
They get married and Kims outraged fiance appears at the wedding.
Chris suddenly leaves because of an emergency at the embassy and is forbidden to go back for Kim.
Kim finds out she it pregnant with Chris's baby and decides that she is going to escape to Bangkok
Kim arrives to Bangkok to find that Chris has married another woman, Ellen . Kim insists that Tam, her son, would live in America with Chris, but Ellen can not stand the fact of Tam & Kim being in the U.S..
Kim and Chris reassert their love for each other and Kim promises Tam that he will have a new life in America. Kim soon takes her life afterwards knowing her son will live a good life in America.