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Dangerous liaisons

Author: Glenn CloseJohn MalkovichMichelle PfeifferSwoosie KurtzKeanu ReevesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Teatro
Named Person: Christopher Hampton; Choderlos de Laclos; Christopher Hampton; Choderlos de Laclos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Close; John Malkovich; Michelle Pfeiffer; Swoosie Kurtz; Keanu Reeves; Mildred Natwick; Uma Thurman; Stephen Frears; Norma Heyman; Hank Moonjean; Philippe Rousselot; Mick Audsley; George Fenton; James Acheson; Stuart Craig; Christopher Hampton; Choderlos de Laclos; Warner Bros.; Lorimar Film Entertainment.; NFH Limited.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790732777 9780790732770
OCLC Number: 43938349
Language Note: English or dubbed French; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Based on the play by Christopher Hampton ; adapted from the novel Les liaisons dangereuses / by Choderlos De Laclos.
Credits: Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editor, Mick Audsley ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, James Acheson ; production designer, Stuart Craig.
Cast: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick, Uma Thurman.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1988: Best Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) (Christopher Hampton); Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Gerard James); Best Costume Design (James Acheson).
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital; full screen and widescreen presentations.
Contents: Battle dress (credits) --
Valmont calls --
Cruelty's nobler ring --
The lady's terms --
Country and city introductions --
A show of nobility --
Surprise declaration --
Postal arrangements --
"All I want is to deserve you" --
From the "desk" of Valmont --
Born to dominate and avenge --
"A spell in the country" --
Country house intrigues --
Nocturnal visits --
Good influence --
The tenor performs --
Education in Latin terms --
Inches from surrender --
Certain grief --
From the "desk" of Cecile --
Once upon a time --
No more regrets --
Plainly in love --
Love declared --
Cecile's miscarriage --
"No time to make mischief" --
Merciless beyond his control --
Fatal wounds of war --
The duel --
"He had good cause" --
"Enough" --
At the opera --
A manipulator's face --
End credits.
Other Titles: Dangerous liaisons (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents a Lorimar Film Entertainment picture ; an NFH Limited production ; directed by Stephen Frears ; produced by Norma Heyman and Hank Moonjean ; screenplay by Christopher Hampton.

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Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love.

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