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France before 1789: When a widow hears that her lover is to marry her cousin's daughter, she asks the playboy Valmont to take the girl's virginity. But first she bets him, with her body as... See more »

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Valmont
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Merteuil
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Madame de Tourvel
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Cecile
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Madame de Volanges (as Sian Phillips)
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Gercourt
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Danceny
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Madame de Rosemonde
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Baron
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Baroness
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Azolan
Aleta Mitchell ...
Victoire
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José
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Jean
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Martine
Sébastien Floche ...
Priest (as Sebastien Floche)
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President de Tourvel (as Antony Carrick)
Murray Gronwall ...
Flea Market Salesman
Alain Frérot ...
1st thug
Daniel Laloux ...
2nd thug
Christian Bouillette ...
3rd thug
John Arnold ...
1st Knight of the Maltese Order
Nils Tavernier ...
2nd Knight of the Maltese Order (as Niels Tavernier)
Yvette Petit ...
Mother superior
Richard De Burnchurch ...
Volanges Major-domo (as Richard de Burnchurch)
Jose Licenziato ...
Blind guitar player (as José Licenziato)
Ivan Palec ...
Servant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alexis Desseaux ...
Extra (uncredited)
Eric Moreau ...
Beggar (uncredited)

Directed by

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Milos Forman

Written by

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Choderlos de Laclos ... (novel "Les liaisons dangereuses")
 
Jean-Claude Carrière ... (writer)
 
Milos Forman ... (writer)

Produced by

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Michael Hausman ... producer
Paul Rassam ... producer

Music by

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Christopher Palmer

Cinematography by

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Miroslav Ondrícek ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Nena Danevic
Alan Heim

Editorial Department

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Megan B. Agosto ... apprentice editor (as Megan Agosto)
Carol A. Ellison Fleming ... assistant editor (as Carol Fleming)
Pamela Reis ... apprentice editor
Marie-Pierre Renaud ... first assistant editor
Barbara Tulliver ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Maggie Cartier
Ellen Chenoweth

Production Design by

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Pierre Guffroy

Art Direction by

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Loula Morin
Albert Rajau
Martina Skala

Costume Design by

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Paule Mangenot ... (costumes: women)
Theodor Pistek
Carine Sarfati ... (costumes: women)

Makeup Department

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Jean-Pierre Berroyer ... hair stylist
Fabienne Bressan ... wig supervisor
Cécile Collin ... makeup assistant
Jean-Pierre Eychenne ... makeup artist
Sophie Harvey ... makeup assistant
Paul Le Marinel ... makeup artist (as Paul Lemarinel)
Paul LeBlanc ... wigs and makeup designer
Annick Legout ... assistant makeup artist
Jacqueline Stuffel ... wig supervisor
Pierre Vadé ... hair stylist
Marie-France Vassel ... makeup assistant

Production Management

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Francis Barrois ... assistant unit manager
Patrick Bordier ... production manager
Xavier Castano ... production manager
Catherine Chouridis ... assistant unit manager
Philippe Delest ... assistant unit manager
Kevin J. Foxe ... post-production supervisor
Jacques Frederix ... assistant unit manager
Eric Hubert ... assistant unit manager
Eric Moreau ... assistant production manager
Janou Shammas ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pascal Baeumler ... additional second assistant director
Philippe Bérenger ... second assistant director (as Philippe Berenger)
Jean Fellous ... trainee assistant director
Isabelle Henry ... additional second assistant director
Olivier Horlait ... first assistant director
Laurent Modiano ... trainee assistant director
Jérôme Navarro ... second assistant director
Christophe Vallée ... third assistant director
Thomas Vincent ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Jean Allou ... lead carpenter
Jean Bretonnière ... scenic painter
Jean Colin ... propman: furniture
Marcel Daudin ... assistant leadman location
René Donnenwirth ... props
Jean-Michel Ducourty ... assistant art director
Jean-Paul Gaillot ... chief construction grip
Roland Jacob ... buyer
Marcel Laude ... props
Jacques Leguillon ... set dresser (as Jacques-Albert Leguillon)
René Loubet ... construction manager
François Marcepoil ... backdrop painter
André Marchandet ... model maker
Philippe Margottin ... propman: furniture
François Philippi ... props
Robert Pilat ... upholsterer
Jean-Yves Rabier ... assistant art director
Brigitte Renard ... sculptor (as Brigitte James)
Georges Robert ... chief painter
Yves Seigneuret ... buyer
Claude Suné ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Jean-Marie Blondel ... second cable man
Richard P. Cirincione ... sound editor (as Richard Cirincione)
Randall Coleman ... assistant adr editor
Lee Dichter ... re-recording mixer
Chris Fielder ... apprentice sound editor
Susan Sklar Friedman ... apprentice sound editor
Rudy Gaskins ... assistant sound editor (as Rudolph Gaskins)
Kenton Jakub ... assistant sound editor
Bruce Kitzmeyer ... sound editor
Kevin Lee ... sound editor
Christopher Newman ... production sound mixer (as Chris Newman)
Harry Peck Bolles ... sound editor (as Harry Bolles)
Mark Rathaus ... sound editor
Maurice Schell ... supervising sound editor
Ahmad Shirazi ... sound editor
David Sutton ... boom operator
Susan M. Wagner ... assistant sound editor (as Susan Wagner)
Deborah Wallach ... adr editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist (uncredited)
Maurice Schell ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Steve Crawley ... special effects crew
Tony Donn ... special effects crew
Patrick Hegarty ... special effects crew
Garth Inns ... special effects supervisor
Michel Norman ... special effects: France

Stunts

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Claude Carliez ... fight arranger
Michel Carliez ... assistant fight arranger
Bernard Chabin ... stunts
Frédéric Vallet ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Maurice Baltel ... best boy grip
Eric Baraillon ... electrician
Brigitte Barbier ... second assistant camera
Jean-Marie Benoît ... electrician (as Jean-Marie Benoit)
Geoff Brown ... camera operator: Louma crane
Philippe Cadeau ... best boy electric (as Philip Cadeau)
Sylvain Cuhial ... electrician
Jacques Debaye ... generator operator
Roland Dondin ... electrician
Jean Harnois ... camera operator
Manuel Jover ... grip
Jaromír Komárek ... still photographer (as Jaromír Komarek)
François Lauliac ... first assistant camera
Jean-Claude Le Bras ... gaffer (as Jean-Claude Lebras)
Pascal Lombardo ... electrician
Jozef Ort-Snep ... camera operator: second unit (as Joseph Ort-Snep)
Michel Podik ... grip
Isabelle Scala ... first assistant camera
Michel Strasser ... grip
René Strasser ... key grip
Christian Thurot ... generator operator
Noël Véry ... Steadicam operator

Casting Department

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Pascale Béraud ... extras casting director: France
Marie-Sylvie Caillierez ... extras casting: France
Margot Capelier ... casting: France
Cyrena Hausman ... casting assistant: USA
Lofti Mokdad ... extras casting: France
Gérard Moulévrier ... casting: France

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gaelle Allen ... costume accessories designer
Pascale Baume ... wardrobe assistant
Isabelle Benoist ... wardrobe assistant
Moidele Bickel ... wardrobe supervisor (as Bernadette Villard)
Fabrizio Caracciolo ... wardrobe coordinator
Vincent Ganden ... wardrobe assistant
Sylvie Gautrelet ... wardrobe supervisor
Isabelle Lelievre ... wardrobe assistant (as Isabelle Le Lièvre)
Simone Leroy ... wardrobe assistant
Eric Perron ... wardrobe assistant
Benoit Pistel ... wardrobe assistant
Delphine Provent ... wardrobe assistant
Henriette Raz ... wardrobe assistant (as Henriette Raz-Boffety)

Music Department

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Rachel Bolt ... viola
Michelle Cooper ... apprentice music editor
James Flatto ... assistant music editor
Chuck Irwin ... music engineer
Dick Lewzey ... music engineer (as Dick Lewsey)
Neville Marriner ... conductor (as Sir Neville Marriner)
Christopher Palmer ... music arranger
Stuart Stanley ... music editor
John Strauss ... additional scoring / supervising music editor
Jean-Michel Tavernier ... music coordinator: France
Gary Anderson ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Jeff Atmajian ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Paul Mottram ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Jean-Claude Souffir ... production driver

Other crew

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Pierre Andrieu ... production assistant
Patrice Arrat ... assistant choreographer
Francis Barrois ... production assistant
Claude Berri ... presenter
Martin Brossollet ... assistant to producers
Jarmila Buzkova ... set interpreter
Josée Bénabent-Loiseau ... worldwide press and marketing
Claude Carliez ... weapons master
Michel Carliez ... assistant weapon master
Florence Courtois ... assistant production accountant
Jean-Louis Coutant ... bow master
René Couture ... carriages
Debut de Roseville ... carriages
Jean-Benoit Doerr ... production assistant
Christine Duffau ... assistant production coordinator
Sylvie Duluc ... production assistant
Suzanne Durrenberger ... script supervisor
Katherine Enger ... assistant script supervisor
Nathalie Farjon ... production coordinator
Roland Farjon ... production assistant
Claude Fenioux ... financial controller
Bertille Fournier ... harp teacher
Pierre Fournier ... production assistant
Françoise Gavalda ... production accountant
Patrice Gladel ... production assistant
Jacques Grousset ... caterer
Anne Gyory ... script consultant
François Hardy ... carriages
Ann Jacoby ... choreographer
Jacques Le Roux ... writing advisor
Mary Jo Macvey ... tutor: Mary Jo Macvey
François Nadal ... horse trainer
Marion Nadal ... assistant horse trainer
Jan Novák ... script consultant
André Noël ... dog trainer
Osceola Refetoff ... assistant to producers
Valerie Remise ... production assistant
Roland Riallot ... production assistant
Stanislas Robiolle ... production assistant
Clare Sauzey ... assistant production coordinator
Eva Schmitz ... assistant: Milos Forman
Pierre Soubestre ... production assistant
Catherine Staub ... production accountant
Gerard Staub ... production assistant
Pierre Trémouille ... financial supervisor
Heidi Vogel ... production associate: USA

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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." Written by Ed Sutton

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Taglines As unpredictable as love itself. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Ha-Peetooim Ha-Assurim Shel Velmont (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • Valmont - Uma História de Seduções (Brazil)
  • Valmont relaciones peligrosas (Mexico)
  • Вальмон (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Валмон (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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Runtime
  • 137 min
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Budget $33,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Meg Tilly and Colin Firth fell in love while they were making the film. A year later they had a son together. See more »
Goofs When Tourvel is in the market she places several food items in her basket one after the other. However, every time she does so the basket appears empty even though she had just placed something in it a moment before. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Harlem Nights/The Little Mermaid/Steel Magnolias/Valmont (1989). See more »
Soundtracks Divertimento for Winds in B, K240 See more »
Quotes Valmont: You are confusing bets and marriages, madame. One must always honor a bet.
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