Les Liaisons dangereuses

The Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont are plotting how to corrupt innocent people.

Soon, Chevalier Danceny, the music tutor, disruppts their tete-a-tete.

ValmontĀ is taking his leave.

100_7432Chevalier Danceny mortally wounds Valmont in the duel.

(Note that Marquise de Merteuil’s dress is made after Watteau’s sketch of the sack-back gown.)

The Marquise is played by Glenn Close, Valmont neither by John Malkovich nor Colin Firth .