The Marquise de Merteuil (Glenn Close) and Vicomte de Valmont (John Malkovich), two narcissistic rivals who use seduction as a weapon to socially control and exploit others, scheme to corrupt the innocent Cécile de Volanges (Uma Thurman). Stephen Frears’ period drama written by Christopher Hampton and adapted from the 18th-century French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, won 3 Academy Awards.
Followed by a Q&A with director Stephen Frears, screenwriter Christopher Hampton, chaired by writer Christopher Frayling
As part of the Craft of Film: Academy of Motion Picture at Ciné Lumière
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