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The Talented Mr. Ripley Movie
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The Talented Mr. Ripley 
Release date: 25 December 1999 
The Talented Mr. Ripley Official Web Site
Mirage Enterprises/Paramount - production 
Paramount - US distributor 
Miramax - International distributor
The Talented Mr. Ripley Official Soundtrack Site - Sony

Matt Damon -------------- Tom Ripley 
Gwyneth Paltrow --------- Marge Sherwood
Jude Law ----------------- Dickie Greenleaf 
Cate Blanchett ------------ Meredith Logue
Philip Seymour Hoffman --- Freddie Miles
Jack Davenport ------------ Peter Smith-Kingsley
James Redborn ------------ Herbert Greenleaf
Sergio Rubini -------------- Inspector Roverini
Philip Baker Hall ---------- Alvin MacCarron
Celia Weston -------------- Aunt Joan
Ivano Marescotti ---------- Superintendent Verrecchia
Rosario Fiorello ----------- Fausto
Stefania Rocca ------------ Silvana

Directed by --------------- Anthony Minghella 
Produced by -------------- William Horberg, Tom Sternberg
Executive producer -------- Sydney Pollack
Line producer ------------- Alessandro von Normann
Co-producer -------------- Paul Zaentz
Production Design by: Roy Walker 
Director of photography --- John Seale
Editor -------------------- Walter Murch
Production designer ------ Roy Walker
Music -------------------- Gabriel Yared
Costume Designer -------- Gary Jones, Ann Roth 
Casting ------------------- David Rubin 
Written by ---------------- Anthony Minghella 
Novel by ----------------- Patricia Highsmith 
MPAA: Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity.
Runtime: 139 min
""The Talented Mr. Ripley", the movie - The story follows Tom Ripley who travels to Italy to coax a young American, Dickie Greenleaf,  back to his wealthy father. Tom is unsuccessful at his mission. And through his logic, Tom in desperation has no other choice but to kill the young man. Say What? Well, it seems logical to Tom. Tom then assumes his identity, and lives the life of a rich playboy. For a while. 

Matt's role was played by Alain Delon in the 1960 release "Purple Noon." (Plein soleil

Based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith: The Talented Mr. Ripley (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) 

Mystery Thriller 

The Talented Mr. Ripley was shot in the following locations:

  • Anzio, Lazio, Italy
  • Naples, Campania, Italy
  • Positano, Italy
  • Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Venice, Veneto, Italy
  • Procida, Italy
  • Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (shots of Ripley's Apartment and Theater)
  • Ischia, Italy

Related Items
"The Talented Mr. Ripley (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)"
Gabriel Yared, Various Artists - Soundtracks - 1999
Audio CD (November 23, 1999)
Original Release Date: 1999
Sony Classics; ASIN: B000034CZA 
"The Talented Mr. Ripley (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)"
by Patricia Highsmith
Paperback - 295 pages Reprint edition (September 1992)
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679742298
"The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game : Ripley Under Ground ; Ripley's Game"
by Patricia Highsmith
Hardcover (October 1999)
Knopf; ISBN: 0375407928

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