Carol Script

Year:2015
Director:Todd Haynes
Written by:Patricia Highsmith (Novel), Phyllis Nagy (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
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Ripley’s Game Script

Year:2002
Director:Liliana Cavani
Written by:Liliana Cavani (Screenplay), Patricia Highsmith (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. Ripley - ever a student of human nature - initiates a game to turn a mild and innocent local picture framer into a hit man. The artisan, Jonathan Trevanny, who's dying of cancer, has a wife, young son, and little to leave them. If Ripley draws Jonathan into the game, can Ripley maintain control? Does it stop at one killing? What if Ripley develops a conscience?
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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Year:1999
Director:Anthony Minghella
Written by:Patricia Highsmith (Original Story), Anthony Minghella (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Tom Ripley is a charismatic sociopath who makes his way in mid-'50s New York as a rest room attendant and pianist. His skill however is in impersonating other people, forging handwriting and running second-rate scams. Unhappy with his own life, he kills and takes on the persona of somebody else.
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Strangers on a Train

Year:1951
Director:Alfred Hitchcock
Written by:Patricia Highsmith (Novel), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay), Czenzi Ormonde (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Whitfield Cook (Adaptation)

Script Synopsis:A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.
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