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Alain Delon (The Leopard) was at his most impossibly beautiful when Purple Noon (Plein soleil) was released and made him an instant star. This ripe colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's vicious novel the Talented Mr. Ripley directed by the versatile Rene Clement (Forbidden Games) stars Delon as Tom Ripley a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged devil-may-care acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf (Elevator to the Gallows' Maurice Ronet) 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. Featuring gorgeous on-location photography in coastal Italy Purple Noon is crafted with a light touch that allows it to be suspenseful and erotic at once while giving Delon the role of a lifetime.
Alain Delon (The Leopard) was at his most impossibly beautiful when Purple Noon (Plein soleil) was released and made him an instant star. This ripe colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's vicious novel the Talented Mr. Ripley directed by the versatile Rene Clement (Forbidden Games) stars Delon as Tom Ripley a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged devil-may-care acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf (Elevator to the Gallows' Maurice Ronet) 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. Featuring gorgeous on-location photography in coastal Italy Purple Noon is crafted with a light touch that allows it to be suspenseful and erotic at once while giving Delon the role of a lifetime.
715515090216
 - Purple Noon (Criterion Collection)

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Format: DVD
Label: CCIN
Catalog: 2208
Rel. Date: 12/04/2012
UPC: 715515090216

Purple Noon (Criterion Collection)
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Alain Delon (The Leopard) was at his most impossibly beautiful when Purple Noon (Plein soleil) was released and made him an instant star. This ripe colorful adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's vicious novel the Talented Mr. Ripley directed by the versatile Rene Clement (Forbidden Games) stars Delon as Tom Ripley a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged devil-may-care acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf (Elevator to the Gallows' Maurice Ronet) 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. Featuring gorgeous on-location photography in coastal Italy Purple Noon is crafted with a light touch that allows it to be suspenseful and erotic at once while giving Delon the role of a lifetime.
        
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