This is a relatively shallow entertainment, but its glossy surfaces certainly are, well, seductive. This page was last edited on 6 April , at Search Keywords The following keywords are associated with this product. November 29, Rating: Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.
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Dangerous Liaisons places a notch below other cinematic adaptations of Les Liaisons dangersueses but it's still quite watchable thanks to the opulent production, seductive narrative and enjoyable performances.
The Pan-Asian cast delivers glamor and star power in spades in this opulent and entertaining adaptation.
Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
Much of the cynicism, and thus the fun, of its many Western predecessors goes missing. Broken hearts are perfectly cinema-worthy, but it's the darker and more conflicted passions of the original text that make this tragedy so resonant and relevant.
Allen Johnson Nov 8, Notably, the aerial views of period Shanghai are so obviously CGI that they reduce the film's ability to convince. Best of Dangerohs Movies and shows to binge now. Mo, the rich and charming widow with a taste for pleasures, still has eyes for famous womanizer Xie, who secretly burns with love for her. December 4, Rating: February 28, Full Review….
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Dangerous Liaisons () Reviews - Metacritic
Sexual intrigue brings heartbreak in an adaptation of the famous French novel, updated to s Shanghai. Yifan refuses, instead targeting for seduction his second cousin Du Fenyu Zhang Ziyia chaste widow who wants nothing to do with the notorious womanizer. Unfortunately, one key scene is missing at the film's close, bringing Dangerous Liaisons in beneath expectations.
At a glitzy fund-raiser for refugees thrown by Hudong Bank chairwoman Mo Jieyu Cecilia Cheung at Yifan's nightclub, Jieyu, an old friend of Yifan who's never succumbed to his advances, asks him to rob Beibei Candy Wangthe year-old fiancee of tycoon Jin Zhihuan Zhang Hanof her virginity.
They have made the film function successfully almost as well as in the original setting. Everyone is beautiful, their acting is set-to-boil-over emotive — if you're an ardent fan of superstars Jang Dong-Gun, Cecilia Cheung or Zhang Ziyi then Dangerous Liaisons is surefire entertainment. Pages using infobox film with unknown parameters Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text HanCinema film ID same as Wikidata.
Visual sumptuousness trumps the coldly erotic dastardliness of previous incarnations, but where this version feasts is on close-ups, with exchanges between pairs of eyes - the predatory versus the hesitant, the manipulatively comforting opposite the blindly vulnerable - that recall the silent era.
This reset version from the original 18th century Paris to early 20th century Shanghai certainly looks fabulous, and the cast are all great. Additional Information may be provided by the manufacturer, supplier, or a third party, and may be in its original language.
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It's not one for the ages but this Dangerous Liaisons dangeroua be enjoyed and even relished. But maybe they're not quite the right cast for the characters September 29, Full Review….
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Hunter Killer Is Substandard. See all large images 1. The scorned Jieyu wants to see virgin Beibei Candy Wang deflowered to exact revenge on her ex-lover, and enlists playboy Yifan to do the deed. Mission finally accomplished, Yifan refocuses on seducing Fenyu, but finds himself in deeper emotional waters than he's ever experienced. Retrieved from " https: Yan Geling's script takes liberties and omits scenes key to the original text, ultimately reducing what could have been an exemplary film into just a solid one.
Jang Dong-gun as Xie Yifan. This page was last edited on 6 Aprilat Dangerous Liaisons