Andrew Scott is Tom Ripley in the Netflix remake of the 1999 classic

Delusions of the rich match the dreams of the not-so-rich

12 May 2024 - 00:00 By Margaret Gardiner

If you were an adult in 1999, you probably remember The Talented Mr. Ripley, Anthony Minghella’s sun-drenched film based on the book by Patricia Highsmith, starring what were the hottest names of the decade: Jude Law, Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow. It felt like the ultimate manifestation of art and beauty — but had a wicked twist...

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