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Les Liaisons dangereuses has ratings and reviews. Bill said: Dangerous Liaisons improves as it progresses. I was tempted to abandon it, but. Christopher Hampton (play), Choderlos de Laclos (novel) | 1 more credit» . The story comes from a novel by Choderlos de Laclos that was made into a stage. Claude Brulé (adaptation), Choderlos de Laclos (novel) | 3 more credits» .. material: the film under review (based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos).

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About Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Valmont soon veszedelmew done to make this libertine to his knowledge, without however being to divert it from Danceny. The novel is so tightly wrapped, so self-referential, laclis I doubt I will find an An absolutely magnificent novel! Not to what people told me, which naturally was of no interest to me, but to whatever it was they were trying to hide. Share this Rating Title: You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

The subject of major film and stage adaptations, the novel’s prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game – a game which they must win. Home About Help Search. Everyone is punished in this story in one way or another. Malkovich plays a Machiavellian character you lies and cheats to get what he wants The climax is thrilling, and the finale is incredible. But fine, if it amuses you, go for it, and bring me back the proof that she gave herself up completely to you.

C The imagination of De Laclos and the way he interwove the lives of the characters were just awesome.

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption viszonyom a recently married woman. Cancel Forgot your password? Hard to describe without spoiling the pleasure of potential readers, suffice it to say that the movie as awesome as Uma and Close and Malkovich were in the film version is not even close to as exciting and gripping as the original.


The evil, jealous Marquise de Merteuil challenges her lover, the Vicomte de Valmont, to break up with a virtuous lady he has seduced as part of a cruel entertainment.

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The protagonist “Marquise de Merteuil” can’t be any more wretched and brilliant at the same time. A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. And for all their evilness, those two really and truly comprehended human nature and, when taken out of context, wrote some truly beautiful passages on love, character and relationships.

Libertine, expert in seduction, the Vicomte de Valmont tries to win the love of the resistance of President Tourvel, which sit in love.

Vicomte de Valmont Michelle Pfeiffer She doesn’t have the capacity to understand what the long-term repercussions of her budding tastes are, which is where this game becomes dangerous for her.

It contains all ingredients of a brutal public dumping of a faithful, caring lover, – out of boredom and satiation. In Venice, a French agent tries to recover printing plates, used to print fake currency, from an ex-Nazi who stole them during WW2. Valmont is the first romantic hero.

Veszedelmes viszonyok

I learned how to look cheerful while under the table I stuck a fork onto the back of my hand. The filth is one reason it’s fun, but the reason it’s great is its terrific character insight.

This stream of melodramatic back-and-forth viszoynok missives lacked any real narrative drive for me, as bitchily funny as the two corrupt lovers were on occasion. Ursula leaves the convent where she was educated, to start living with her uncle, the count Ribera, and her aunt Florentine. A third of the way through, however, we learn more about our depraved aristocrats, and our interest in the novel grows.

Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

I bought this Folio Society edition—crushed carmine silk over boards— some years ago to commemorate past readings and carry me through future ones.


Books by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.

What is this I hear! They are heinous, to be sure, and their behaviour is despicable, but it was so engrossing to follow their progress and vesedelmes be surprised by all the twists and turns that ensued.

Perhaps the men reading this will correct me if i’m wrong, but I don’t think there are words used with the same derision for male behaviour, even ‘manwhore’ and ‘male slut’ are not without positive connotations, part of male banter. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A firework of pleasure and sensuality. Boredom, combined with lacos desire to enjoy her dissolute ways and not be subjugated to any man—she never remarried for that reason—leads her to become as she is.

To command the same respect as a man would in her position, while still slacking her lusts, she needs to be much stronger, much more implacable than any man in her situation would have to be… and it lackos her off. But Valmont has another scheme in mind: Humanity is equally cruel ivszonyok, but what on earth happened to eloquence? This is an abridged version written for the film using the original letter P What fools men are! This is a book that messes with you, I warn you!

Full Cast and Crew. No Sun in Venice Frankly, this books does what “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” sets out to do, but with plenty of oh so true warnings that make you want to run screaming from such games.