Dangerous Liaisons

September 5, 2012
Editor: Yang Zixin

Born on August 8, 1963 in South Korea, Hur Jin-ho graduated from Yonsei University with a degree in philosophy and went on to study filmmaking at the Korean Academy of Film Arts.

His first steps as a film director did not go unnoticed as his first short, For Go-chul, was selected for the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Many of his feature films, Christmas in August (shown at the Critics' Week in Cannes in 1998), April Snow (2005) and Happiness (2007) are variations on Hur's favorite theme: love.

Poster of "Dangerous Liaisons" [theater.mtime.co]
Poster of "Dangerous Liaisons" [theater.mtime.co]

Directed by: Hur Jin-ho
Genre: Romance/ Feature
Cast: Zhang Ziyi as Du Fenyu
Jang Dong-gun as Xie Yifan
Cecilia Cheung as Mo Jieyu
Shawn Dou as Dai Wenzhou
Release date: September 27
Running time: 110 minutes
Country: China
Language: Chinese
Budget: 150 Million Yuan(US$24.2 million)
Synopsis: Set in Shanghai in the 1930s, a philanderer played by Jang enters into a dangerous liaison by engaging in a game of love and sex with two women. Zhang Ziyi and Cecilia Cheung play Jang's lovers.

(Source: chinesefilms.cn)

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