Plein soleil

Plein soleil

DVD - 2012 | French
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Tom Ripley is a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf back to the United States; what initially seems a carefree tale of friendship soon morphs into a thrilling saga of seduction, identity theft, and murder.
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]
Edition: DVD special édition
ISBN: 9781604655278
Branch Call Number: FRENCH DVD PLEIN S
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Language Note: In French and some Italian and English with optional English subtitles
Alternative Title: Title on container: Purple noon


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Sep 05, 2017

He slithers smoothly into another man's skin, gaining access to his wealth and his woman. No inconvenient person is left to expose him. In this version he does not, however, evade discovery and retribution.

May 08, 2014

Adapted from Patricia Highsmith's "The Talented Mr. Ripley," this movie is tense and beautiful to watch. Too bad the French were so moralistic about criminals during this time. Alain Delon as Ripley in consecutive movies would have been great.

Nov 24, 2012

Fabulous movie by Rene Clement with diabolical plot by Patricia Highsmith, Alain Delon at his super best, joins the upper echelon of the yacht tales of the rich and infamous, e.g., "Knife in the Water," and "L'Aventura."


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