The Talented Mr Ripley

Dir: Anthony Minghella
Cast: Jude Law, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow
139mins   2000   U.S   15   English | Italian   

This screening is part of Depot's Book to Film Club and will be followed by a discussion.

To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley craves- and Dickie Greenleaf leads.

When Dickie's father asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America, Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend, Marge Sherwood , never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own.

'The movie is an intelligent a thriller as you'll see this year' - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times


Mon 20 February