A familiar American goes to Italy to live his best life in the bloody Netflix series ‘Ripley’

The Netflix series 'Ripley,' featuring Andrew Scott as Tom Ripley, is a thrilling adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's character, exploring his life of crime and impersonation in 1960s Italy.

Adapted and directed by Steven Zaillian, 'Ripley' delves into the life of Tom Ripley, a fraudulent character navigating murders and scams in Italy, while maintaining a gripping narration that explores the dark alleys of human nature. The series, set in the early 1960s and filmed in black and white, captures the essence of Highsmith's novels and brings an intricate portrayal of Ripley, adding layers to this complex character.