Dangerous Liaisons

Jin-ho Hur
 

Synopsis

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.

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2012

Full-length film, 1h50
 

Director

 
 

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.

portrait Jin-ho Hur
  Jin-ho Hur
 
Dangerous Liaisons
 

Other infos

Screenplay

Yan Geling

Language

mandarin, anglais / mandarin, english

Image

Kim Byung Seo

Sound

Wang Yanwei

Set decoration

Walter Wong Kalun

Editing

Nam Na-young

Music

CHO Sung-woo

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