DANGEROUS LIAISONS

By Jin-Ho HUR

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Romance - Completed 2012

Shanghai. 1930’s. The glamorous, tumultuous “Paris of the East” – this adaptation of the French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses is the Chinese cinematic version of Dangerous Liaisons.

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Directors' Fortnight 2012
Directors' Fortnight
Toronto - TIFF 2012
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    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Romance, Thriller
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 109 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jin-Ho HUR
    • Writer(s)
    • Choderlos DE LACLOS, Geling YAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Weiming CHEN
    • Synopsis
    • As war looms in Shanghai, glamorous libertine MO JIEYU (Cecilia Cheung) runs into
      playboy XIE YIFAN (Jang Dong-Gun), an ex boyfriend who's never stopped loving her, and
      persuades him to play a treacherous game. Xie must seduce the innocent and naïve DU
      FENYU (Zhang Ziyi) and then dump her. But the game becomes increasingly dangerous
      as Xie falls in love with Du, and it will lead them all towards tragic and shocking
      consequences.
      Set in 1930s Shanghai – the glamorous, tumultuous “Paris of the East” – this is an
      adaptation of the French novel ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ by Choderlos de Laclos, upon
      which Dangerous Liaisons (1988), which starred Glenn Close and John Malkovich,
      was also based.
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