Plein Soleil

Plein Soleil
Plein Soleil

Year

1960

Duration

113 minutes

Genres

Thriller

Language

French

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Synopsis

Adapted from Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr Ripley, Plein Soleil was renamed Purple Noon for an American audience. Despite this confusing plethora of titles, this is simply a great thriller with a fantastically chilly central performance from the French king of cool, Alain Delon. As Tom Ripley, plotting murder during a mission to return rich playboy Philippe Greenleaf from Italy to America, Delon is all studied froideur and Machiavellian intent. Italy's simple beauty is a perfect backdrop to a bloody finale.

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This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language and contains mild violence.

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