Screenwriter and movie director who all created film adaptations of common literary parts, including Atonement, Satisfaction & Prejudice, and Anna Karenina. He examined German and French at the brand new University, Oxford. He gained an Academy Prize in 1989 for composing the Harmful Liaisons screenplay. He wedded Laura Holesch in 1971. He composed A Dangerous Brain from 2011, which starred Viggo Mortensen .