references: 1988 Dangerous Liaisons Christopher Hampton

Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) [DVD] (2003) Choderlos de Laclos' sensual tale of lust, manipulation, and vengeance is set against the backdrop of 1960s Paris for this sumptuous mini-series event. As Madame de Merteuil (Catherine Deneuve) vows revenge against an ex-lover who is now engaged to her goddaughter, lecherous photographer Valmont (Rupert Everett) sets his sights on corrupting a respectable--and married--woman (Nastassja Kinski). Leelee Sobieski also stars. 200 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French 5.1; Subtitles: English; filmographies; weblinks.

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Quartett Quartet (1981 / 1982) [based on Laclos's Dangerous Liasons] Heiner Muller


Monologue Study: 1 101 * 2 comedy * 3 drama *