The Quiet American Script

Director:Phillip Noyce
Written by:Graham Greene (Novel), Christopher Hampton (Screenplay), Robert Schenkkan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam, a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a British journalist. As war is waged around them, these three only sink deeper into a world of drugs, passion, and betrayal where nothing is as it seems.

Carrington Script

Director:Christopher Hampton
Written by:Michael Holroyd (Novel), Christopher Hampton (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and complicated one. When Carrington did develop a more physical relationship with soldier Ralph Partridge, Strachey was able to welcome him as a friend, although Partridge remained somewhat uneasy, not so much with Strachey's lifestyle and sexual orientation as with the fact that he was a conscientious objector.

Total Eclipse Script

Director:Agnieszka Holland
Written by:Christopher Hampton (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.

Mary Reilly Script

Director:Stephen Frears
Written by:Christopher Hampton (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde.


Director:Joe Wright
Written by:Ian McEwan (Novel), Christopher Hampton (Screenplay), Ian McEwan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

Dangerous Liaisons

Director:Stephen Frears
Written by:Choderlos de Laclos (Author), Christopher Hampton (Screenplay), Choderlos de Laclos (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned in this love triangle drama.