The Talented Mr. Ripley (Film) Glossary

The Talented Mr. Ripley (Film) Glossary


A prestigous American university


Rude or disrespectful


A white substance that you paint on wood or canvases before applying colorful paint. Tom jokes that his pale skin is a 'primer' and that he hopes to become tanned.

Like a fog

Difficult to remember


Horrible or disgusting

Park Avenue crowd

Members of the New York City boulevard representing wealth, the elite and the American Dream; extremely wealthy people.


Worthy of hatred


A small refrigerator, popular in the 1950s as it was revolutionary.


Extremely filthy and dirty


Very confused

Non Sequitur

A legal term meaning an irrelevant point or question

A mooch

A person who uses and wastes other people's money

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