The Seventh Sin (1957)

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An English bacteriologist, working in Hong Kong, finds his wife with a lover; in order to regain her love, he takes her with him to a remote settlement in China to fight a cholera epidemic. But she does not win her husband's forgiveness until he is on his death-bed. From "The Painted Veil", by Somerset Maugham

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