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Collected Screenplays by Christopher Hampton
  

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One for lovers of screenplays, this work includes the wonderful ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ and some of Hampton’s other works, previously unpublished.

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Collected Screenplays by Christopher Hampton

This collection of Christopher Hampton's screenplays includes his two best-known films, Carrington (winner of a Special Jury Prize at Cannes in 1995) and Dangerous Liaisons (winner of an Academy Award), as well as three works never before published: The Custom of the Country, A Bright Shining Lie and Mary Reilly.

Christopher Hampton's entertaining introductions to each of the screenplays published here chart the circuitous routes by which his films have, or have not, been made.

About the Author

Christopher Hampton was born in the Azores in 1946. He wrote his first play, When Did You Last See My Mother? at the age of eighteen. Since then, his plays have included The Philanthropist, Savages, Tales from Hollywood, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, White Chameleon and The Talking Cure. He has translated plays by Ibsen, Molière, von Horváth, Chekhov and Yasmina Reza (including Art and Life x 3). His television work includes adaptations of The History Man and Hotel du Lac. His screenplays include The Honorary Consul, The Good Father, Dangerous Liaisons, Mary Reilly, Total Eclipse, The Quiet American, Carrington, The Secret Agent and Imagining Argentina, the last three of which he also directed.

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Book Info

Publication date

16th September 2002

Author

Christopher Hampton

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Publisher

Faber and Faber

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction

Film scripts & screenplays
Television scripts & screenplays

ISBN

9780571214570

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