Set in 1930s Shanghai – the glamorous, tumultuous “Paris of the East” – this adaptation of the French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses is the Chinese cinematic version of Dangerous Liaisons.
Aging socialite Mo Jieyu(Cecilia Cheung) met her ex-boyfriend Xie Yifan(Jang Dong-kun) after years of separation. Mo became a rich and charming widower who didn’t believe in any man yet indulged herself in seeking sensuous pleasures from man while Xie became a famous womanizer who, in the bottom of his heart, never got over his love for Mo. In his luxurious life, Xie met chaste young woman Du Fenyu (Ziyi Zhang) who was completely different from the so-called high society women in Xie’s circle. Xie wanted to conquer her by all means. But Du seemed not to care about him at all. Meanwhile, Mo lured Xie into a treacherous and dangerous game, which required him to dump Du after he won Du’s heart. But Xie gradually found himself in love with Du.
|Run time||110 min|
|Theater Release Date||November 9, 2012|
|DVD Release Date||February 12, 2013|
|Actors||Cecilia Cheung, Ziyi Zhang, Dong-gun Jang, Lisa Lu, Shawn Dou, Dan Tong Han, Rong Rong, Shuli Xiao, Zhang Yun|
|Writer(s)||Choderlos de Laclos, Geling Yan|
|Studio||Well Go USA|
|MPAA||Not-Rated (Not Rated)|
|Genre(s)||Drama, Mystery, Romance|
|Watch Movie Trailer||Dangerous Liaisons Trailer|
|Where to Rent||Netflix Redbox|