About

Tom Ripley, an American who deals in forged art, is slighted at an auction in Hamburg by picture framer Jonathan Zimmerman. When Ripley is asked by gangster Raoul Minot to kill a rival, he suggests Zimmerman, and the two, exploiting Zimmerman's terminal illness, coerce him into being a hitman.

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Directed by

Wim Wenders

Written by

Wim Wenders (Screenplay)
Patricia Highsmith (Novel)

Runtime

125 minutes

Country

Germany, France

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

friendship paris, france hitman dying and death leukemia

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Lists

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