- Original title
- Running time
- 137 min.
- United Kingdom
Jean-Claude Carrière (Novel: Pierre Choderlos de Laclos)
Co-production United Kingdom-France; Renn Productions / Timothy Burrill Productions
Drama | Costume Drama. 18th Century. Revenge
- Movie Groups
Choderlos de Laclos Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as he will. However, in the process of seducing the married woman, Valmont falls in love. Based on the same novel as "Dangerous Liaisons."
: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Costume Design
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Costume Design
: César Awards: Best Costume Design & Production Design. 3 Nomin.
1989: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nom. for Most Promising Actress (Bening)
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