14 search results for Christopher Hampton

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    Interview: David Cronenberg on 'A Dangerous Method,' psychoanalysis and being an adjective

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011

    Veteran director gets intellectual as his Freud-Jung drama hits screens
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    Interview: Keira Knightley on pushing herself (and pulling it back) in 'A Dangerous Method'

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011

    The British actress tells us why she's drawn to characters she doesn't understand
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    Oscarweb Round-up: Pitching Chaplins for 'The Artist'

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011

    Also: Muppet Walter modeled after Michael Cera and Hamm hearts Wiig
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    'Tinker, Tailor,' 'Jane Eyre' nominated for USC Scripter Award

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jan 12, 2012

    'The Descendants,' 'Moneyball' also in the mix, 'The Help,' 'Dragon Tattoo' omitted
  • Chéri - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009

    Stephen Frears, the director who bolstered his international reputation with his Choderlos de Laclos adaptation Dangerous Liaisons (1988), returns to the annals of period intrigue over 20 years later with this melodrama, which reunites him with Liasons scripter Christopher Hampton and star Michelle Pfeiffer. An adaptation of Colette's 1920 novel of the same name, the tale unfurls in late 19th century Paris -- La Belle Époque -- where numerous courtesans (or female companions of noblemen who occupied the royal courts) have worked their way up through the ranks of high society. Two retired courtesans, Charlotte Peloux (Kathy Bates) and Lea (Michelle Pfeiffer), meet for some routine gossip; Lea then meets Charlotte's hedonistic playboy son, nicknamed "Chéri" (Rupert Friend), and a passionate, erotic affair blossoms for the next six years between Lea and Chéri. Eventually, Charlotte makes an aggressive attempt to interfere with the situation by setting up an arranged marriage between Chéri and the virginal 18-year-old Edmée (Felicity Jones), the daughter of another ex-courtesan, Marie-Laure (Iben Hjejle). Lea feels irritated, and responds by seeking out young male lovers during a vacation in Biarritz, but the attached Chéri is not far behind, and in seemingly no time at all the two resume their bedroom liaisons. ~ Nathan Southern, All Movie Guide
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    Coco Avant Chanel

    Type: Event | Date: Friday, Sep 25, 2009

    Audrey Tautou stars in this gorgeous biopic of the legendary fashion icon
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    Sundance roundup: 'Lovelace,' 'Prince Avalanche' and more snag distributors

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013

    Amanda Seyfried porn drama and Paul Rudd comedy among latest Park City pickups
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    'Dangerous Method,' 'Skin I Live In' to receive gala screenings at New York Film Festival

    Type: Article | Date: Monday, Aug 15, 2011

    Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender star in David Cronenberg film
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    Review: Keira Knightley is electric in bold new take on Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Nov 12, 2012

    Joe Wright and his favorite actress deliver again with a fascinating new film
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    'Descendants' wins the USC Scripter Award

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, Feb 18, 2012

    Can it keep the screenplay love going tomorrow at the WGA Awards?
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