Adapting Miss Highsmith
21 – 31 August, 2016
GFT, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB
Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist and short story writer known for her psychological thrillers. More than two dozen film adaptations resulted from her writing and Glasgow Film Theatre have selected four of the best movies for their Adapting Miss Highsmith Season.
New German Cinema auteur Wim Wenders' adaptation of Ripley's Game
Sunday 21 August (19.15)
Director Hans W Geissendörfer adaptation of Highsmith's The Glass Cell
Wednesday 24 August (18.15)
Oscar winning director Anthony Mingella tackles the book that first introduced the character of Tom Ripley
Sunday 28 August (19.15)
Running time: 2h19m..
This version of Highsmith's 1957 novel has a dark humour. Preceded by short film A Mighty Nice Man directed by Jonathan Dee
Wednesday 31 August
Running time: 1h34m