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Release Date:
21 December 1988 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Lust. Seduction. Revenge. The Game As You've Never Seen It Played Before.
Plot:
Rich and bored aristocrats in Rococo France play high-stakes games of passion and betrayal. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won 3 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 18 nominations See more »
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In the game of seduction there is one rule - Never fell in love See more (131 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Stephen Frears 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Christopher Hampton (play)

Choderlos de Laclos (novel "Les liaisons dangereuses")

Christopher Hampton (screenplay)

Produced by
Christopher Hampton .... co-producer
Norma Heyman .... producer
Hank Moonjean .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Fenton 
 
Cinematography by
Philippe Rousselot 
 
Film Editing by
Mick Audsley 
 
Casting by
Howard Feuer 
Juliet Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Stuart Craig 
 
Art Direction by
Gavin Bocquet 
Gérard Viard 
 
Set Decoration by
Gérard James 
 
Costume Design by
James Acheson 
 
Makeup Department
Monique Huylebroeck .... makeup artist
Peter Owen .... wig designer
Dominique Plez .... makeup artist
Malou Rossignol .... hair stylist
Jean-Luc Russier .... supervising makeup artist
Pierre Vadé .... hair stylist
Bernard Floch .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Patrick Gordon .... unit production manager
Suzanne Wiesenfeld .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jérôme George .... third assistant director
Vincent Lascoumes .... second assistant director
Bernard Seitz .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Paul Bastide .... painter
Daniel Braunschweig .... property master
Jean-François Cousson .... props (as Jean François Cousson)
Jean-Michel Ducourty .... assistant art director (as Jean Michel Ducourty)
Genevieve Fresca .... drapery
Roger Fresca .... drapery
André Loisif .... construction foreman
André Marchandet .... chief plasterer
Eve Mavrakis .... art department assistant
Félix Placenti .... prop buyer
Claude Potier .... chief carpenter
Claude Périnet .... chief painter
Patrick Torossian .... props
Catherine Werner Schmit .... prop buyer (as Catherine Werner)
Steve Clark .... trainee: art department (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Christopher Ackland .... dialogue editor
Peter Baldock .... assistant sound editor
Mick Boggis .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Martin Crane .... assistant sound editor
Richard Dunford .... dialogue editor
Steve Hancock .... sound camera operator
Peter Handford .... production sound mixer
Peter Maxwell .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Mellier .... cable person
Kant Pan .... sound editor
John Stevenson .... boom operator
Elaine 'Chucks' Thomas .... assistant dialogue editor (as Elaine Thomas)
Noel Wallace .... dubbing projectionist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Michel Carliez .... stunts
Albert Goldberg .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stéphane Agostini .... electrician
Jean-Pierre Baronsky .... gaffer (as Jean Pierre Baronsky)
Philippe Barrillet .... electrician
Jean-Luc Bezeau .... grip
Barthelemy Bogaert .... assistant camera
Bernard Brégier .... key grip
Gerard Buffard .... grip (as Gerard Buffard)
Pierre Cottereau .... assistant camera
Alain Dondin .... electrician
Mike Fox .... camera operator
Etienne George .... still photographer
Jean Pierre Pujol .... electrician
Gérard Rival .... grip
Gérard Sionneau .... generator operator (as Gerard Sionneau)
Myriam Touzé .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Leo Davis .... casting: UK
Françoise Menidrey .... casting: France
Jacqueline Perpere .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Martin Adams .... jeweller
Gerald Cheshire .... milliner
Isabelle Coignerai .... costume supervisor
Brian Collins .... costume maker
Shirley Cooper .... jeweller
Chris Criddle .... costume maker
Andree Demarez .... costumer
Nathalie Doux .... costumer
Magot Forster .... costume maker
Frank Gardiner .... assistant costume designer
Sylvia Grainger .... dress decoration
Annie Hadley .... costume maker
Janette Haslam .... costume maker
Carole Hersee .... costume maker
Alan Hopkins .... dress decoration
Vanessa Hopkins .... dress decoration
Danielle Laffargue .... costumer
Lorraine McKee .... milliner
Cecile Moreau .... dyer
Day Murch .... costume maker
Gwen Russell .... costume maker
Phyllis Thorald .... embroidery
 
Editorial Department
Simon Cowper .... assistant editor
Dan Gane .... editor trainee
Françoise Roumanet .... assistant editor (as Francoise Roumanet)
Annabel Ware .... assistant editor
Yvan Lucas .... dailies timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Michael Connell .... music editor
Keith Grant .... music recording engineer
Jackie Krost .... music supervisor
Gerry O'Riordan .... assistant music engineer (uncredited)
Jonathan Williams .... musician: cello (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Alain Domínguez .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
John Beharrell .... accountant
Denise Breton .... unit publicist
Sophie Drouin .... production accountant
Cathy Dutheil .... production secretary (as Catherine Hall)
Penny Eyles .... script supervisor
Pierre Gralhon .... location manager
William Hobbs .... duel coordinator
Olivier Lhoste .... location manager
Richard Liebegott .... assistant: Hank Moonjean
Colette Martin .... accountant
Pat Newcomb .... financial representative (as Patrick Newcomb)
Caspian Owen .... assistant: Patrick Newcomb
Jean Michel Penkhoss .... assistant location manager
Pierre Romans .... opera stager
Julian Rothenstein .... title designer
Eliza Thompson .... assistant: George Fenton
Tor Van Moyland .... assistant: Norma Heyman
Blanche Wiesenfeld .... production coordinator
Michel Carliez .... duel double (uncredited)
Albert Goldberg .... duel double (uncredited)
 
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119 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Madonna wore one of Michelle Pfeiffer's costume from the film at the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards during her 18th-century themed performance of 'Vogue'.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In Madame de Rosemonde's garden, Valmont sits behind Madame de Tourvel and asks "Why are you so angry with me?" The camera then cuts to a close-up of Tourvel's face, and Valmont is sitting much closer behind her.See more »
Quotes:
Marquise de Merteuil:Ah! Madame de Volanges!See more »
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O Malheureuse Iphigénie !See more »

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25 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
In the game of seduction there is one rule - Never fell in love, 24 February 2000
Author: Blueboy-9 from Sunderland

Glenn Close, John Malcovich and Michelle Phieffer head an all star cast in this lavish tale of Sex, Deception and delicious wickedness. Beneath the heaving corsets of 18th century France there lies a world of lust and deportuary which this film reveals.

Glenn Close instructs her deviously seductive lover, John Malcovich to seduce the innocent Madame de Tourvelle (Michelle Pheiffer) a women renound for her religious beliefs, if he succeeds then she shall give him her body in one night of lust, but, one obstacle arises that she did not count on, the pair fall in love - thus beginning a battle of witts and seduction.

This is a must see movie for everyone as is its counterpart - Cruel Intentions, a modern reworking of Dangerous Liaisons

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