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The Talented Mr Ripley

Drama based on the Patricia Highsmith novel, in which a man is mistaken by a shipping magnate for an old friend of his wayward son, and agrees to travel to Italy to bring him home.

Drama based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith.

A young man who yearns to belong in society is mistaken for a college contemporary of a shipping magnate's wayward son. Playing along, the man agrees to go to Italy in an attempt to persuade the son to return to America. Once in Italy, he manages to fool the son and gain his trust, while becoming entranced both by Italy and the lifestyle of his new high-society friend.

2 hours, 11 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Sep 2019 23:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Tom Ripley Matt Damon
Marge Sherwood Gwyneth Paltrow
Dickie Greenleaf Jude Law
Meredith Logue Cate Blanchett
Freddie Miles Philip Seymour Hoffman
Peter Smith-Kingsley Jack Davenport
Herbert Greenleaf James Rebhorn
Inspector Roverini Sergio Rubini
Alvin MacCarron Philip Baker Hall
Aunt Joan Celia Weston
Silvana Stefania Rocca
Emily Greenleaf Lisa Eichhorn
Writer Patricia Highsmith
Director Anthony Minghella
Producer William Horberg
Producer Tom Sternberg
Director Anthony Minghella
Composer Gabriel Yared
Director of photography John Seale

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