Who wrote the script for the 1981 film 'The French Lieutenant's Woman'?
'The French Lieutenant's Woman' is a 1981 British romantic drama film directed by Karel Reisz, produced by Leon Clore, and adapted by playwright Harold Pinter. It is based on the eponymous 1969 novel by John Fowles. The music score is by Carl Davis and the cinematography by Freddie Francis.
The film stars Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Other featured actors include Hilton McRae, Peter Vaughan, Colin Jeavons, Liz Smith, Patience Collier, Richard Griffiths, David Warner, Alun Armstrong, Penelope Wilton, and Leo McKern.
The film received five Academy Award nominations. Streep was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and Pinter for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Harold Pinter CH CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a British playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. A Nobel Prize winner, Pinter was one of the most influential modern British dramatists with a writing career that spanned more than 50 years. His best-known plays include 'The Birthday Party' (1957), 'The Homecoming' (1964), and 'Betrayal' (1978), each of which he adapted for the screen. His screenplay adaptations of others' works include The Servant (1963), 'The Go-Between' (1971), 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' (1981), 'The Trial' (1993), and 'Sleuth' (2007). He also directed or acted in radio, stage, television, and film productions of his own and others' works.