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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Dangerous Liaisons

Fortnight 2012, Feature film, 1h50

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.

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.

Cecilia Cheung
Dong-kun Jang
Lisa Lu
Shawn Dou
Ziyi Zhang

Screenplay
Yan Geling

Image
Kim Byung Seo

Sound
Wang Yanwei

Editing
Nam Na-young

Music
CHO Sung-woo

Set decoration
Walter Wong Kalun

Production :
Zonbo Media
Rm 1210, Middle Tower, China Overseas Plaza
No. 8 Guanghua Dongli, Chaoyang
100020 Beijing – China
Tél : +86 10 6843 5704
Fax: +86 10 6843 5702
yuanyingting@zonbo.com.cn
yuan234567@126.com
www.zonbo.com.cn

Ventes / Foreign sales :
Archlight Films
8447 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 101
CA 90211 Beverly Hills – Etats-Unis
Tél : +1 310 777 8855
ying@arclightfilms.com
www.arclightfilms.com

Press release

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