Dangerous Liaisons

As war looms in Shanghai, glamorous libertine Mo Jieyu runs into womanizer Xie Yifan, an ex boyfriend who's never stopped loving her, and persuades him to play a treacherous game. She must seduce the innocent and naïve Du Fenyu and then dump her. But the game becomes increasingly dangerous as Xie falls in love with Du.Set in 1930s Shanghai the glamorous, tumultuous « Paris of the East » this is an adaptation of the French novel « Les Liaisons dangereuses » by Choderlos de Laclos.
Informations techniques
mandarin, english
Yan Geling
Kim Byung Seo
Wang Yanwei
Walter Wong Kalun
Nam Na-young
CHO Sung-woo
Ziyi Zhang, Dong-kun Jang, Cecilia Cheung, Lisa Lu, Shawn Dou
Professionnal information
Jin-ho Hur

An award winning Korean director, Hur's critically acclaimed debut feature Christmas in August won five international awards including Best Film and Best New Director at the Blue Dragon Awards (Korean Oscars) and was invited to be part of the Cannes Film Festival. His second film One Fine Spring Day received the Artistic Contributions Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival and at the Pusan Film Festival. And April Snow was selected for the Toronto International Film Festival and San Sebastian International Film Festival. With his most recent film, the critically acclaimed Happiness, Hur Jin-ho won Best Director at the Blue Dragon Awards.

World premiere
Feature film / China / 1h50 / couleur / color / Directors' Fortnight 2012
Press review

Libertins d'extrême-orient / Metro
'Dangerous Liaisons' well received in Cannes / china.org
Shanghai-set 'Dangerous Liaisons' seduces Cannes / afp 
A luminous Cecilia Cheung / The Hollywood Reporter
Dangerous Liaisons represents a new twist on the traditional Asian-Western cultural exchange / latimes.com
Hur Jin-Ho's romantic thriller Dangerous Liaisons is selling well… starring a cast that reads like a who's who of global Asian talent / The Hollywood Reporter

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