Stephen Frears / US, 1988
Stephen Frears presented Choderclos de Laclos’ classic tale of seduction as a cruel game of betrayal and destruction. The sumptuous costume drama starring Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer discloses what happens when love and sex become playthings in the hands of a decadent nobility.
35mm, DCP non-encrypted
The erotica collection of Eye Filmmuseum includes no fewer than a thousand titles, but they are rarely taken off the shelf. Cinema Erotica brushes aside cinematic decorum to present an ode to lust featuring historical curios, films by contemporary artists, talks and musical performances.