Christopher Hampton plays include Total Eclipse, The Philanthropist, Savages, Treats, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Tales from Hollywood, The Talking Cure and Embers. His musicals book and lyrics) include Sunset Boulevard and Rebecca, which opens on Broadway in November. He has translated plays by Ibsen, Molière, Ödön von Horváth, Chekhov (his version of Uncle Vanya opens in the West End in November) and Yasmina Reza. Screenplays include Dangerous Liaisons, Mary Reilly, The Quiet American, Atonement, A Dangerous Method, Carrington and Imagining Argentina, the last two of which he also directed. Awards include two Tonys, an Olivier, an Academy Award and the Special Jury Prize at Cannes.
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