In 18th century France, Marquise de Merteuil asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned.

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Warning the scene has violence, but it's worth a watch on YouTube, as John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer are fantastic. Malkovich's character says "It's beyond my control" repeatedly for something that is very much within his control.