The film cost more than 18.5 billion won ($16.2 million) to make.
In total, "Dangerous Liaisons" has been remade five times to date. The most famous version features Hollywood actors John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer and was made in 1988.
Other Korean films to be shown in Cannes this year include the animation "King of Pigs" by Yeon Sang-ho, "Circle" by Shin Su-won, "In Another Country" by Hong Sang-soo and "The Taste of Money" by Lim Sang-soo. The festival kicks off on May 16.
By Carla Sunwoo
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