The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley ★★★★½

Loved so much of this. Well paced and with enough notes of ambiguity that it keeps you consistently guessing on your feet while appreciating Damon's performance which might be one of his best.

The score is unsettlingly gentle which compliments the location and passage of time as Ripley's infatuation with Dickie bubbles to the surface. But more than anything, this is a film about a man so caught between identities, between worlds, that he starts to confuse the two while repeatedly descending deeper into the grave he's dug for himself. In other words, totally my jam!

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