Dangerous Liaisons

As war looms in Shanghai, glamorous libertine MO JIEYU (Cecilia Cheung) runs into playboy XIE YIFAN (Jang Dong-Gun), an ex boyfriend who’s never stopped loving her, and persuades him to play a treacherous game. Xie must seduce the innocent and naïve DU FENYU (Zhang Ziyi) and then dump her. But the game becomes increasingly dangerous as Xie falls in love with Du, and it will lead them all towards tragic and shocking consequences.

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, upon which Dangerous Liaisons (1988), which starred Glenn Close and John Malkovich, was also based. {Synopsis courtesy of ArcLightFilms]