The Talented Mr. Ripley Script

Script by:Patricia Highsmith (Original Story), Anthony Minghella (Screenplay)
Directed by:Anthony Minghella

Plot:Tom Ripley is a charismatic sociopath who makes his way in mid-'50s New York as a rest room attendant and pianist. His skill however is in impersonating other people, forging handwriting and running second-rate scams. Unhappy with his own life, he kills and takes on the persona of somebody else.