|Hangul||스캔들 - 조선 남녀 상열 지 사|
|Hanja||스캔들 - 朝鮮 男女 相悅 之 詞|
|Revised Romanization||Seukandeul - Joseon namnyeo sang'yeoljisa|
|McCune–Reischauer||Sŭk'aendŭl - Chosŏn namnyŏ sang'yŏlchisa|
|Directed by||E J-yong|
|Produced by||Lee Yoo-jin|
|Screenplay by|| Kim Dae-woo |
|Based on|| Les Liaisons dangereuses |
by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
|Starring|| Bae Yong-joon |
|Music by||Lee Byung-woo|
|Edited by||Kim Yang-il|
|Distributed by||CJ Entertainment|
Untold Scandal (Korean : 스캔들 - 조선 남녀 상열지사; RR : Seukandeul - Joseon namnyeo sang'yeoljisa; lit. "Scandal: The Love Story of Men and Women in Joseon") is a 2003 South Korean romantic drama film directed by E J-yong, and starring Bae Yong-joon, Jeon Do-yeon, and Lee Mi-sook. Loosely based on the 1782 French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses , this adaptation takes place in late 18th century Korea, during the Joseon dynasty.
In Korea the film was given an R-18 rating by the Korean Film Ethics Commission.The film was a major commercial success, and became the fourth highest grossing domestic film of 2003 with 3,522,747 tickets sold nationwide.
A beautiful but cynical and manipulative noblewoman makes a bet with her free-spirited womanizing cousin that he can have sex with her if he is able to seduce a young woman of great virtue. He accepts the challenge with enthusiasm though not suspecting the nasty trap he is walking into.
Monsieur de Tourvel (Madame Marie de Tourvel/Lady Jeong's husband), who was away for a court case in the novel, was in the film deceased, making Lady Jeong a widow of nine years. Furthermore, Lady Jeong lived in Ganghwa Island, and in the film, she is living in Seoul as there was a plague at her hometown at that time.
Jo-won (Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont) and Madam Jo (Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil) were in the film cousins (Jo-won the younger cousin), and it is revealed that Jo-won's first love was Madam Jo, whereas in the novel, they were rivals, yet using the same tools for their revenge: sex.
Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil (Madam Jo)'s former lover is arranged to be Cécile's future husband in the novel, but in the film, his character is Madam Jo's husband. In So-ok's case, she is being made into a concubine of Madam Jo's husband for the continuity of the family lineage with the elders' consent.
Lee So-ok (Cécile de Volanges) was ushered in to Madam Jo's care to be the concubine of her husband, and is conspiring with Jo-won to make her pregnant for revenge (with Madam Jo telling her husband what really happened to So-ok at her husband's deathbed).
Chevalier Raphael Danceny was originally Cécile's music tutor in the novel, but in the film, Kwon In-ho (Raphael Danceny's counterpart) is the youngest son of Madam Jo's next-door neighbor and also Lady Jeong's cousin.
2003 Pusan International Film Festival
2003 Blue Dragon Film Awards
2004 Baeksang Arts Awards
2004 Verona Film Festival
2004 Grand Bell Awards
2004 Shanghai International Film Festival
2004 Korean Film Awards
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