Essential Cinema: Cinema of Patricia Highsmith


Directed by Rene Clement

France, 1960, 1h 58min, 35mm, In French with English Subtitles.

Essential Cinema  Cinema of Patricia Highsmith

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Alain Delon makes an unforgettable splash as Patricia Highsmith’s amoral protagonist Tom Ripley in this improbably sun-drenched adaptation of her novel The Talented Mr. Ripley. Alternately seductive and diabolical, he finds new cinematic dimensions in the oft-filmed character.


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