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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Someone recently said to me that it is sad that people have stopped writing old-fashioned letters, being so much more personal and private than the frequently impolite, monosyllabic insults people tend to spit out on Twitter, Facebook and in various comment threads on the internet.

They truly bring the lacloa to life and keep it going with their dialog and actions.

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Home About Help Search. John as Valmont was absolutely perfect, he’s not that sexy looking but has such charm and charisma on the screen you believe him as a lady’s man. While the woman Merteuil is an expert in deciphering and deconstructing human emotions and its repercussions, Valmont is a virtuoso of reading human reactions even in the slightest form of subtle and heavily-attempted hidden gestures; which enables him to translate it to the emotions of his hapless victims thereby making him a virtual mind reader that aids him to know what should be his next move.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Every Controversial Scene Intact! The novel is so tightly wrapped, so self-referential, that I doubt I will find an extraneous word on this third reading, though I shall try.


I just re-watched Cruel Intentions last night and it’s still good trashy fun, but it doesn’t do a very good job of adapting the book. Her speech of “Dominate your sex and avenge my own” was perfect and as a woman I rooted for her in the story.

Neither has the act of perpetually wearing a mask to retain one’s position and privileges.

I bought this Folio Society edition—crushed carmine silk over boards— some years ago to commemorate past readings and carry me through future ones. Michelle Pfeiffer as Marie de Tourvel is so beautiful and elegant chodelos is the only one who knows of Valmont’s true side.

Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani.

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Private letters dispatched at cross purposes allows for an intriguing and amusing insight into character; what they say to one person and hide from another, virtuous and indignant here, debauched and desirous there.

This is obviously as juicy and convoluted as stories gets, but Laclos’ genius vezedelmes not in creating the first soap opera: Add the first question.

Well I’m currently reading it for school and I must confess I don’t find it as appealing as some may say. Sarah Michelle Gellar is adequate. You have my blessing!!

When she arrives, she is confronted with a local drama: Please verify that you are not a robot. Thus starts this tale of deceit and corruption through seduction, with a summons from the Marquise de Merteuil to her confidante and former lover, the Vicomte de Valmont.

Without a doubt, external, societal judgment is still evident. Anyone who enjoys a good 18th century scandal. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Share this Rating Title: It has left me wanting to read the original, and i’ll be purchasing it after finishing the review yes, i’m THAT enthused. Do you still think men love the way we do?

I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how to appear, philosophers to find out what to think, and novelist to see what I could get away with, and in the end it all came down to one wonderfully simple principle: Check out IMDb’s Streaming Guide to see what’s new on Netflix, find out if your favorite streaming show has been renewed or canceled, and more.


Vicious and evil to the core, the Marquise and the Vicomte are truly dangerous, and the best villains I have encountered so far in any book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is flowery and vague at times but I find it strangely different, thus interesting, compared the standard style choderlow our contemporary novelists.

Then, almost halfway through, the Marquise de Merteuil tells Valmont the story of her self-imposed “moral” education in emotional control and duplicity, and–although we cannot bring ourselves to like her–we come to sympathize with any woman like herself, born with a commanding character and prodigious appetites, who choddrlos strive to preserve her respectability in a ritualized patriarchal society.

Letitia I’m taking a class on this book with Professor Arnold Weinstein and he recommends the P. The book did have a Cruel Intentions feel to it but it only makes sense that such a book would provide inspiration to Hollywood.

They are also vain, prideful dw who seek their own pleasure without caring for the outcome of their poor victims.

Adieu, mon ange, je t’ai prise avec plaisir, je te quitte sans regrets: Don’t take this novel only as a mere diversion, it’s much more vixzonyok that.