Tom Ripley’s adventures all stem from his borrowing of a what?
|a pair of cufflinks|
Ripley is asked by industrialist Herbert Greenleaf to go to Italy and bring back his son, Dickie. Dickie’s idea of music is jazz, but to Greenleaf Sr., jazz is just what?
|an appalling commotion|
|a disreputable hobby|
|an insult to the senses|
Name the actor who plays Herbert Greenleaf.
What business is Mr Greenleaf in?
What is the name of the town where Dickie is exercising his one talent – spending his allowance?
Arriving in Rome, Ripley meets a woman who is travelling under the name Randall, but whose real name is:
|Stamford – one of the oil Stamfords|
|Fulton – one of the tobacco Fultons|
|Logue – one of the textile Logues|
|Burkhardt – one of the banking Burkhardts|
Ripley meets Dickie by pretending to run into him on the beach and claiming to know him from Princeton. What bight and unfortunate colour are his swim trunks in this scene?
Dickie’s boat is named for a famous jazz musician. What is the boat’s name?
When asked by Dickie what his talent is, Ripley lists three. What is not one of them?
|impersonating practically anybody|
What name of Dickie’s fiancée?
Ripley also invents a fictional fiancée. What is her name?
Ripley and Dickie hatch a scheme where Ripley will pretend to convince Dickie to return to America, and they will keep collecting Dickie’s allowance. What does Marge want to spend the money on?
|a ski trip|
|a coffee machine|
Dickie takes a bath while playing a game with Ripley. What game?
Ripley and Dickie take a trip to Rome, where they meet up with Dickie’s friend Freddie. Freddie is played by:
|Phillip Seymour Hoffman|
Freddie doesn’t like Ripley much. He makes fun of Ripley’s only jacket, which is what fabric?
Mongibello is having a festival, but it’s kind of a downer when the whole town finds out the girl that Dickie has been cheating in Marge with drowns herself. What is her name?
By an amazing coincidence, Dickie decides he is sick of Mongibello and wants to move north. He also wants to cut Ripley loose, but takes one last trip with him to where?
Dickie’s also thinking of giving up the sax, and taking up what other instrument?
Dickie tells Ripley that he’s boring and a leech who gives him the creeps. In response, Ripley repeatedly strikes and kills him with:
|a tire iron|
Ripley decides to take over Dickie’s life, but to do that he needs Dickie to break up with Marge. What gift does he bring her, from “Dickie”?
Marge said that Dickie hates being:
|talked down to|
|told “I love you”|
Ripley runs into Meredith in Rome. It is well-established that Dickie hates opera, but “Dickie” agrees to see which opera with her?
|The Rake’s Progress|
Ripley buys himself a gift for Christmas – one which features prominently in the murder of Freddy Miles. What is it?
Ripley decides to kill off “Dickie Greenleaf” by faking his suicide, and then escape to which city?
Ripley decides to make a report to the Italian police in Venice, believing that the police from Rome will not be involved. What is the name of Marge’s friend who does the translating for him?
What is Peter’s profession?
The Greenleafs have hired a private detective, Mr McCarron, to take over the case. Name the actor who plays him.
|Phillip Baker Hall|
Marge comes to the realisation that Ripley has killed Dickie, after finding what possession of Dickie?
Mr McCarron doesn’t care for B.S. Doesn’t care to hear it, doesn’t care to speak it. Why did Freddie leave Princeton and come to Italy?
|he half-killed a boy|
|he got a girl pregnant|
|he hit a child in his car while drunk|
|he was caught cheating on his exams|
On the boat to Athens, Ripley asks Peter to tell him some good things about Tom Ripley. What is not one of the things Peter tells him?
|Tom is talented|
|Tom is not a nobody|
|Tom is perfect|
|Tom is crushing him|