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Christopher Hampton

Christopher James Hampton, CBE, FRSL (born 26 January 1946) is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film version Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and also more recently for writing the nominated screenplay for the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's Atonement.

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    I think there’s something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It’s humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.
    Christopher Hampton (b. 1946)

    Yet, when the walls of flesh grow weak,
    In such an hour it may well be,
    Through mist and darkness, light will break,
    And each anointed sense will see.
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    To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervour and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?
    —Christopher Hampton (b. 1946)