Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was one of the greatest crime and suspense writers of the 20th century. Her novels from Strangers on The Train, This Sweet Sickness and Carol through to her Ripley novels, were critically and commercially acclaimed. Her work also inspired major filmmakers past and present from Hitchcock to Todd Haynes.
Adrian Wootton CEO of Film London, explores Highsmith’s colourful life, her extraordinary career and the films of her stories with slides and film clips. The event includes a complete screening of Ripley’s Game, with John Malkovich as the devious and brilliant deceiver Tom Ripley.