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

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 22, 2004
DVD 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.

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].

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: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Dangerous Liaisons...Japanese version. Much better than the American version. Beautifully done.
Jesse Ortega
This is a good movie but I found that it just doesn't really ever gets to a higher level. I like the idea of these cousins who are so morally deficient… More
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