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Valmont (1989)
Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as he will. However, in the process of seducing the married woman, Valmont falls in love.
Year: 1989
Country: USA, France
Directed by : Milos Forman
Written by : Jean-Claude Carrière, Milos Forman
Cast: Colin Firth, Annette Bening, Meg Tilly, Fairuza Balk, Siân Phillips, Jeffrey Jones, Henry Thomas
Literary source: Choderlos de Laclos "Les Liaisons dangereuses"