Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons

Director: Stephen Frears Cast: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer

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Overview

Adapted for stage and screen several times over the past century, French author Francois Choderlos de Laclos' 1782 novel Les Liasons Dangeureuses was the basis for this Academy Award-winning Stephen Frears film. The plot is motivated by a cruel wager between the beautiful but debauched Marquise de Merteuil (Glenn Close) and her misogynistic former lover, the Vicomte de Valmont (John Malkovitch). The Marquise challenges Valmont to seduce the virginal Cecile de Volanges (Uma Thurman) before the girl can be wed. Valmont offers a more difficult counter-challenge: He bets the Marquise that he will be able to bed the very moral and very married Madame de Tourvel (Michelle Pfeiffer). In the course of carrying out his plan, Valmont is stricken with a sudden case of honor and remorse, while the Marquise becomes all the more vicious.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/28/2017
UPC: 0888574474713
Original Release: 1988
Rating: R
Source: Warner Archives
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:00:00
Sales rank: 5,590

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Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Glenn Close Marquise De Merteuil
John Malkovich Vicomte De Valmont
Michelle Pfeiffer Madame De Tourvel
Swoosie Kurtz Madame De Volanges
Keanu Reeves Chevalier Danceny
Uma Thurman Cecile De Volanges
Mildred Natwick Madame De Rosemonde
Peter Capaldi Azolan
Joe Sheridan Georges
Laura Benson Emilie
Nicholas Hawtrey Major Domo
Francois Lalande Cure
Francois Montagut Belleroche
Harry Jones Armand

Technical Credits
Stephen Frears Director
James Acheson Costumes/Costume Designer
Mick Audsley Editor
Gavin Bocquet Art Director,Production Designer
Stuart Craig Production Designer
George Fenton Score Composer
Howard Feuer Casting
Christopher Hampton Co-producer,Screenwriter
Peter Handford Sound/Sound Designer
Norma Heyman Producer
Norman Heyman Co-producer
Gerard James Set Decoration/Design
Hank Moonjean Co-producer
Dominique Plez Makeup
Philippe Rousselot Cinematographer
Bernard Seitz Asst. Director
Juliet Taylor Casting
Gerard Viard Art Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dangerous Liaisons
1. Battle Dress [4:05]
2. Valmont Calls [2:31]
3. A Nobler Ring [3:56]
4. The Lady's Terms [2:26]
5. Introductions [5:53]
6. A Show Of Nobility [3:12]
7. Declaration [2:14]
8. Postal Arrangement [3:19]
9. "To Deserve You" [2:46]
10. "Desk" Of Valmont [2:28]
11. To Dominate/ Avenge [3:52]
12. "Spell In Country" [4:06]
13. Country Intrigues [7:26]
14. Nocturnal Visits [4:15]
15. Good Influence [3:24]
16. Tenor Performs [3:28]
17. In Latin Terms [2:23]
18. Near Surrender [5:04]
19. Certain Grief [4:16]
20. "Desk" Of Cecile [3:10]
21. Once Upon A Time [1:56]
22. No More Regrets [3:56]
23. Plainly In Love [4:53]
24. Love Declared [5:22]
25. Miscarriage [1:40]
26. "No Times Mischief" [3:49]
27. Behond His Control [4:40]
28. Fatal War Wounds [5:33]
29. The Duel [2:41]
30. "Had Good Cause" [3:45]
31. "Enough" [1:29]
32. At the Opera [1:09]
33. Manipulator's Face [1:19]
34. Chapter 34 [3:05]

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