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Hampton, Christopher 1946-

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Most widely held works by Christopher Hampton
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

73 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Briony Tallis, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for him to attend Cambridge and now plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed, when in fact it was a visitor to the estate
The Quiet American by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zürich, 1904. De relatie tussen Sigmund Freud en zijn leerling Carl Jung komt onder druk te staan wanneer Jung een relatie krijgt met zijn patiënte en latere collega Sabina Spielrein
Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Drame biographique. Orphelines d'origine modeste, Gabrielle Chanel, dite Coco, et sa soeur Adrienne gagnent leur vie comme chanteuses de café-concert et couturières. Mais les deux femmes sont séparées lorsque Coco s'installe chez Étienne Balsan, un riche homme d'affaires, et qu'Adrienne part retrouver son amant. Grâce à Émilienne, maîtresse de Balsan qui l'introduit dans les cercles de la haute société parisienne, Coco devient la coqueluche des dames à la mode grâce aux chapeaux et robes de sa propre création. Chemin faisant, elle fait la connaissance d'Arthur Capel, séduisant Anglais bien loti qui deviendra son plus grand amour. Convaincu du talent de sa flamme, Capel l'aide à ouvrir une boutique à Paris. Malgré les embûches et les drames qui marquent sa vie personnelle, Coco Chanel deviendra la première grande couturière de l'histoire. [(c) Médiafilm]. Contient, entre autres, les commentaires audio de la réalisatrice ainsi que des documentaires sur les coulisses de la production. [SDM]
Les liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos : a play by Christopher Hampton( Book )

82 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scandalous reputation of Laclos's novel, first published in 1782, is based on its chilling portrayal of the mannered decadence and sexual cynicism of the French aristocracy in the last years of the "ancien regime. Christopher Hampton has made a masterful adaptation for the stage of the conspiracy to corrupt a young girl barely out of her convent
Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears( Visual )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French members of nobility spend their time manipulating the loves of others
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But when the truth comes out, Torvald reveals himself for what he really is, and then desperately tries to patch things up and resume his role. But everything has changed. Shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem, Nora can pretend no longer, and leaves to be free. Torvald is left wondering how he had ever been such a fool to think she would be with him forever
'Art' by Yasmina Reza( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yasmina Reza's dazzling comedy received the Moliere Award for best play, best production and best author and ran for 18 months at the Comedie des Champs-Elysees, Paris, from October 1994
Chéri by Stephen Frears( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the love affair between a beautiful retired courtesan Lea, and Chéri, the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux. After six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmee, the daughter of another rich courtesan. As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Lea and Chéri begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another
Sunset Blvd. : American premier recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philanthropist: a bourgeois comedy by Christopher Hampton( Book )

27 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play revolves around a couple of days in the life of a bachelor don who is on the point of getting mattied, and the consequences of a dinner party he gives which causes turmoil and recriminations in the lives of his guests
Total eclipse by Christopher Hampton( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Verlaine is torn between growing infatuation with Arthur Rimbaud and demands of his patient wife
The god of carnage by Yasmina Reza( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What happens when two sets of parents meet up do deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly? Or a hysterical night of name-calling, tantrums and tears before bedtime? Boys will be boys, but adults are usually worse-- much worse."--Page 4 of cover
Carrington by Christopher Hampton( Visual )

58 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Thompson stars as Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Carrington is unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey. Rebuffed, she embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters. Her heart remains true to him, but she refuses to curtail the sexual pursuits which erupt again and again in angry passion
Savages by Christopher Hampton( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English diplomat's kidnapping by Brazilian revolutionary guerrillas is vehicle for indictment of western man for genocide of Clintas Largas tribe of Brazilian Indians
Sunset Boulevard : vocal selections by Andrew Lloyd Webber( )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Reilly by Stephen Frears( Visual )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde gets a chilling new twist when seen through the eyes of Dr. Jekyll's devoted maid
Tales from Hollywood by Christopher Hampton( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Austro-Hungarian dramatist Odon Von Horvath takes us on a tour of the sun-soaked boulevards of 1940s' Los Angeles. Hampton's play opens up a neglected chapter of American cultural history as wry and embittered European emigres find themselves amid the materialistic razzle-dazzle of Hollywood
Adore( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Escape to a close-knit seaside community where friendship, love and lust collide... Adore is a sensual yet thought-provoking drama in which two lifelong friends find themselves entangled in passionate sexual relationships with each other's sons. As they struggle to make sense of conflicting emotions and desires, the lines between family, friendship and morality are blurred"--Container
When did you last see my mother? : a play in six scenes by Christopher Hampton( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jimmy and Ian share a flat. Jimmy is "straight"; and Ian is "not". Neither are very "gay". One night Jimmy brings a girl home. He tries to get Ian and his friend to go out so he can have some privacy but Ian refuses. In fact, he gets very angry, leading to a fight. Jimmy's mother comes to visit Ian, and there ensues a mutual sexual attraction, which is consummated. The mother tries to get Ian to go to bed with her again; but Ian tells her he only did it because she reminded him of Jimmy. Ian hints Jimmy has a homosexual side which Jimmy is not aware of. This upsets the mother so much she has a fight with Jimmy which upsets her so much more she has a fatal automobile accident. In the end, Jimmy and Ian come to a deeper knowledge of themselves."--Publisher's description
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Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel
Alternative Names
Christopher Hampton auteur dramatique et scénariste de cinéma

Christopher Hampton britischer Dramatiker, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Christopher Hampton Brits filmregisseur

Christopher Hampton portugalski reżyser i scenarzysta

Christopher Hampton sceneggiatore inglese

Hampton, Christopher 1946-

Hampton, Christopher James

Hampton, Christopher James 1946-

Кристофър Хемптън

Крістофер Гемптон британський письменник, поет, кінорежисер і сценарист

Хэмптон, Кристофер

המפטון, כריסטופר 1946-

כריסטופר המפטון

كريستوفر هامبتون

كريستوفر هامبتون، 1946-

کریستوفر همپتون

크리스토퍼 햄프턴


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Les liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos : a play'Art'Total eclipseThe god of carnageSavagesSunset Boulevard : vocal selectionsTales from Hollywood