Untold Scandal
Untold Scandal (2004)

Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, to deflower the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 7, 2005
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marta Barber
Miami Herald

A Frenchman may have thought of the story first, but this Korean film pays tribute to the original while perfectly standing on its own.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Pictorially sumptuous and sexually provocative.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

If you've never seen another version and love costume drama, this is the one to see. If you have, you'll probably find it frustrating.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

An elegant yet unassuming variation [Les Liaisons Dangereuses].

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Of all the Liaisons adaptations, this may be the most sentimental.

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Matthew Smith
Film Journal International

Untold Scandal, the latest screen adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a stylish, cool and detached interpretation of an overworked text.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

Adds a vibrant cultural framework to a familiar story, and it turns out nothing becomes a legend like an Asian makeover.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Choderlos de Laclos' novel has survived this long for a reason, and Untold Scandal shows us exactly what that is.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Handsome production values, solid ensemble performances and explorations of Far Eastern civilization.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Dangerous Liaisons...Japanese version. Much better than the American version. Beautifully done.
Antony Stubbs
A marvellous adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the best so far. Steady assured direction and brilliant performances help to elevate this Korean version… More
Mark Abell
A very sensual, and beautifully filmed version of the Dangerous Liaisons story, with a Romeo and Juliet twist, from Korean director, Je-Yong Lee. The cast is… More

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