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The Talented Mr. Ripley: A Screenplay

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The complete screenplay of Anthony Minghella's new adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY. Tom Ripley, a small-time con man, arrives in Italy from New York in search of a wealthy young man named Dickie Greenleaf. He has been sent by the young man's wealthy father to bring Dickie back to America. But once in Italy, Ripley becomes so attracted to Greenleaf ...more
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Published February 14th 2000 by Methuen Publishing (first published January 12th 2000)
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Leigh Ann
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The introduction by Minghella is very worth the read.
DC
Jul 07, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime-mystery
A book group I am a member of read this recently... and not one of us liked it. This was slightly disappointing to a couple of us, since we had hoped to be enlightened as to why a lot of people do seem to like it.

The first thing to say is that it is well written — very well written. The quality can't be faulted in that respect. The problem is that the story is told entirely from the point of view of a sociopath. This is very well realised, but a sociopath isn't a particularly interesting head t
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Lesliemae
I used the screenplay to write an essay: a psychoanalytic reading of fasion in The Talented Mr. Ripley. May be the best and most enjoyable paper I've written this year. Following the different jackets (Princeton, valet, corduroy, dinner jacket) in the movie I use Freud and Lacan to decipher Tom's motives in appropriating the identity of Dickie Greenleaf.
Dessertmania
Sep 05, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
interesting. while u can also cross check with the movie. :-)
Sandy
Apr 26, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Strange but good. Kept me on the edge of my seat. Kind of creepy but exciting thriller.
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