A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's most influential and wealthy women.
Uma Thurman,Kristin Scott Thomas,Christina Ricci,Robert Pattinson
Declan Donnellan, Nick Ormerod
"What should be a claustrophobic, sensual and intense diversion of musical beds in the vein of Dangerous Liaisons, results in an exposition that is far too tame" - Urbancinefile.com.au
"A cornucopia of cleavages and lingering close-ups of Robert Pattinson's trouser department. For some readers, that may be a strong recommendation. Others may find this version of Guy de Maupassant's 19th-century novel unintentionally hilarious" - Times UK
"Even with a strong cast to gild its endless chambers and salons, there's barely a spark of soul to fuel its story" - Empire Magazine