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Hampton, Christopher 1946-

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

74 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
The Quiet American by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,614 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 )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,449 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]
Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears( Visual )

61 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love
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, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
'Art' by Yasmina Reza( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serge has bought a modern painting for a large sum of money. Marc hates it and cannot believe that a friend of his could possibly want such a work. Yvan attempts, unsuccessfully, to placate both sides. If your friendship is based on tacit mutual agreement, what happens when one person does something completely different and unexpected? The question is: Are you who you think you are or are you who your friends think you are?
Les liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos : a play by Christopher Hampton( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and French and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scandalous reputation of Laclos's novel, first published in 1782, is based on its chilling portrayal of mannered decadence and sexual cynicism of the French aristocracy in the last years of the ancient regime
Chéri by Stephen Frears( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 838 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

Total eclipse by Christopher Hampton( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Verlaine is torn between growing infatuation with Arthur Rimbaud and demands of his patient wife
The philanthropist: a bourgeois comedy by Christopher Hampton( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and German and held by 765 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
Dangerous liaisons : the film : a screenplay by Christopher Hampton( Book )

64 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Published just years before the French Revolution, Laclos's great novel of moral and emotional depravity is a disturbing and ultimately damning portrayal of a decadent society. Aristocrats and ex-lovers Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont embark on a sophisticated game of seduction and manipulation to bring amusement to their jaded lives. While Merteuil challenges Valmont to seduce an innocent convent girl, he is also occupied with the conquest of a virtuous married woman. Eventually their human pawns respond, and the consequences prove to be more serious-and deadly-than the players could have ever predicted."--Publisher description
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 651 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 584 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 520 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

A maid is employed by Dr. Jekyll, and is torn between his two personalities
Tales from Hollywood by Christopher Hampton( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 481 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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-

Κρίστοφερ Χάμπτον

Кристофър Хемптън

Крістофер Гемптон британський письменник, поет, кінорежисер і сценарист

Хэмптон, Кристофер

המפטון, כריסטופר 1946-

כריסטופר המפטון סופר בריטי

كريستوفر هامبتون

كريستوفر هامبتون، 1946-

کریستوفر همپتون

크리스토퍼 햄프턴

クリストファー・ハンプトン

ハンプトン, クリストファー

克里斯多夫·汉普顿

基斯杜化·咸頓

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'Art'Les liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos : a playTotal eclipseThe philanthropist: a bourgeois comedyDangerous liaisons : the film : a screenplayThe god of carnageSavagesSunset Boulevard : vocal selectionsTales from Hollywood