Joy (cithra) wrote,
Joy
cithra

  • Mood:

six of one

So Purple Noon and The Talented Mr. Ripley are both based on the same novel, so I can't really complain about the similarities. And in actuality, they were more different than I expected. Mind you, I could easily have missed something in the translation of Purple Noon, but there you go.

Purple Noon seemed to focus more on the noir aspects of the story, TTMR on the psychological and class issues, but again, the language barrier might be keeping me from awareness of PN's deeper aspects. I liked both versions.

Think I'm going to save the Princess and the Warrior for another night, though.
Subscribe

  • blowing off dust

    More than once I have bought a "lifetime" membership in something, only to find the term weaseled into that-was-then-this-is-now. So this is a test…

  • the old dog learns a new trick

    My brother got an Xbox One as a premium for 15yrs at his job, and so I am slowly learning the arcane ways of the controller as an input device. I'm…

  • Not Interested

    Seriously, how rude and self-involved do you have to be to be so utterly convinced that you are right and I am wrong about something as to come and…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments