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The homosexuality in the source book by Patricia Highsmith is very subtle; she was a lesbian and gay activist, but always played these themes with ambiguity, specially with the Ripley character (he is married to a woman in the later books).

All Highsmith's work is very recommendable. The Ripley series are very good books, special The Talented Mr. Ripley and Ripley's Game (which also was made into two movies: one by Wim Venders and a later one, better in my opinion, by Liliana Cavani featuring John Malkovich).

This _Plain Soleil_ french movie has a very different ending that the book and the remake movie that I consider more interesting and shocking.

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