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A Dangerous Game of Love Would you like to play a game This game involves passion deceit lies and love I viewed two movies that share the same painful theme Cruel Intentions and Dangerous Liaisons They both bring to life a set of characters that play with emotions like they are nothing but a mere childs game I chose to introduce you to the infamous Viconte Valmont and the spoiled Sebastian Valmont Not only are their names similar but so were their motives I liked Sebastian more because of his clench on reality He portrayed a villain well but at the same time proved that he too could have feelings Viconte had feelings also but it was much harder for him to reveal it I felt a constant coldness through the movie in each instant he spoke stared or moved And by the time he did show compassion - it was already to late for love To bring you into Vicontes world you must place yourself in early Baroque France Affluence is everything and discreteness is a virtue The beautiful and vixenous Marquis De Merteuil and promiscuous Viconte Valmont are a fiery duo The Marquis has requested the assistance of Viconte in what she describes as a heroic undertaking More clearly stated revenge on her former husband who ran off with Vicontes mistress The idea is to destroy and ruin Cecile the ex-husbands virginal bride- to -be Unfortunately for the Marquis Viconte has another challenge to conquer He set his sight on the virtuous Madam de Tourvel Viconte intends to make the lovely lady fall in love with him Despite his refusal of her request Viconte persuades the Marquis to promise him a reward a sexual favor if he accomplishes his self-appointed task In the meantime the Marquis drags in a poor music teacher Dawsoni to achieve her desires Eventually for purposes of revenge Viconte assists the Marquis in her venture This leads
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