Ripley Under Ground


1h 38m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Set in the contemporary art world in London, Tom Ripley, is now at the forefront of a forgery ring that produces art attributed to a dead painter who the world believes is still alive. When an aficionado discovers some of the forgeries and threatens to expose the ring, Ripley stages a news conferenc

Film Details

Also Known As
Mr. Ripley's Return, White on White
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Lionsgate
Distribution Company
Aqs; Blitz-Cine Star; Eagle Films; Forum Film Ltd.; Lnk; New Films International; Ozen Film; Pt Amero Mitra; Scanbox Entertainment; Spentzos Films; Viva Entertainment, Inc.; Özen Film
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Set in the contemporary art world in London, Tom Ripley, is now at the forefront of a forgery ring that produces art attributed to a dead painter who the world believes is still alive. When an aficionado discovers some of the forgeries and threatens to expose the ring, Ripley stages a news conference disguised as the dead painter to prove that the art is real. When the man remains unconvinced, Ripley invites him to his estate where he to murders him. Things get complicated for Ripley when a wily detective starts looking for the missing man.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mr. Ripley's Return, White on White
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Lionsgate
Distribution Company
Aqs; Blitz-Cine Star; Eagle Films; Forum Film Ltd.; Lnk; New Films International; Ozen Film; Pt Amero Mitra; Scanbox Entertainment; Spentzos Films; Viva Entertainment, Inc.; Özen Film
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States November 2005

"Ripley Under Ground" by Patricia Highsmith is the second novel in the book series centering on Tom Ripley. The first novel, "The Talented Mr. Ripley," was turned into a feature film in 1999 starring Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law, directed by Anthony Minghella.

Lakeshore Entertainment was previously attached as a foreign distributor.

This is will be the fifth feature to be made out of Patricia Highsmith's novels. Others include: "Purple Noon"; "The American Friend" (USA/1977); "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (USA/1999); "Ripley's Game" (USA/2003).

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States November 2005 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Presentation) November 3-13, 2005.)