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The Talented Mr Ripley

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

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. Show less


Tom Ripley:
Matt Damon
Marge Sherwood:
Gwyneth Paltrow
Dickie Greenleaf:
Jude Law
Meredith Logue:
Cate Blanchett
Peter Smith-Kingsley:
Jack Davenport
Herbert Greenleaf:
James Rebhorn
Inspector Roverini:
Sergio Rubini
Alvin MacCarron:
Philip Baker Hall
Aunt Joan:
Celia Weston
Emily Greenleaf:
Lisa Eichhorn
Tom Sternberg
Gabriel Yared
Director of photography:
John Seale


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