The Talented Mr. Ripley Poster

Release Date: December 25th, 1999

DVD Release Date: June 27th, 2000

R|2 hr 19 min

Plot Summary
To be young and carefree amid the blue waters and idyllic landscape of sun-drenched Italy in the late 1950s; that's la dolce vita Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves- and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) leads. When Dickie's father asks Tom to bring his errant playboy son back home to America, Dickie and his beautiful expatriate girlfriend, Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow), never suspect the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make their lifestyle his own.

Cast: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport, James Rebhorn, Sergio Rubini

Director: Anthony Minghella

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Mirage Enterprises, Paramount Pictures, Timnick Films, Miramax Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Friendship, Suspenseful, Pursuit, Tense, Father, Quest, Hotel, Deception, Death, Murder, 1950s, New York City, Friend

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)