Plein soleil

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Publisher:
The Criterion Collection,
Pub. Date:
[2012]
Edition:
DVD special ed.
Language:
French
Description
René Clément's thriller Purple Noon stars Alain Delon as Tom Ripley, an American who travels to Europe on an all-expenses-paid mission to convince his friend, the errant playboy Philippe Greenleaf (Maurice Ronet), to travel to San Francisco at the request of the wealthy Greenleaf family. Initially, the pair enjoy the good life in Italy, often to the anger and dismay of Philippe's much put-upon fiancee Marge (Marie Laforet). However, as Tom's funds begin to run dry, it becomes more and more apparent that Philippe has no intentions of returning to the U.S., forcing Tom to consider more nefarious means of maintaining his extravagant lifestyle. Purple Noon is adapted from Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, and like Alfred Hitchcock's classic Strangers on a Train, also based on Highsmith's work, the theme of identity transference is dominant. The subject even extends to the homoerotic undercurrents which simmer below the surface of Tom and Philippe's relationship, setting into motion a love/hate tension which explodes during a high seas journey. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi
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Grouping Title plein soleil
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auth_author2 Clément, René, 1913-1996., Decae, Henri., Delon, Alain, 1935-, Gégauff, Paul, 1922-1983., Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980., Hakim, Robert, 1907-1992., Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995., Javet, Françoise., Laforêt, Marie., Ronet, Maurice, 1927-1983., Rota, Nino, 1911-1979.
author2-role Clément, René,1913-1996.|Director, Criterion Collection (Firm)., Decae, Henri.|Cinematographer, Delon, Alain,1935-|Actor, Gégauff, Paul,1922-1983.|Screenwriter, Hakim, Raymond,1909-1980.|Producer, Hakim, Robert,1907-1992.|Producer, Highsmith, Patricia,1921-1995.Talented Mr. Ripley., Javet, Françoise.|Editor, Laforêt, Marie.|Actor, Paris Film Production., Paritalia (Firm)., Ronet, Maurice,1927-1983.|Actor, Rota, Nino,1911-1979.|Composer, Titanus (Firm).
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display_description An adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, this film stars Alain Delon as Tom Ripley, 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.
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subject_facet Feature films -- France, Film adaptations, Foreign language films -- French, Friendship -- Drama, Highsmith, Patricia, -- 1921-1995 -- Film adaptations, Identity theft -- Drama, Murder -- Drama, Thrillers (Motion pictures)
title_display Plein soleil
title_full Plein soleil [videorecording] / Robert et Raymond Hakim presentent ; un film de René Clément ; adaptation et dialogue de René Clément et Paul Gégauff
title_short Plein soleil
topic_facet Feature films, Film adaptations, Foreign language films, French, Friendship, Highsmith, Patricia, Identity theft, Murder, Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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