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Dangerous Liaisons: The Fresh Air Review

Director Stephen Frears directed the adaptation of the play, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, about a contest of sexual conquest and infidelity. Film critic Stephen Schiff praises how it handles eroticism. Despite some casting missteps, he believes it's "a brilliant tarentella" of a movie.


Other segments from the episode on January 5, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 5, 1989: Interview with Janet Levine; Review of Sonic Youth's album "Daydream Nation"; Interview with Jane Kramer; Review of the film "Dangerous Liaisons."


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