While, unfortunately, we must hand accolades to his memory and not his person now, it became abundantly clear somewhere in his career that Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of the most talented dramatic actors of his generation. Producing great work right up to his tragic death in 2014, Hoffman could do everything from black comedy 'Happiness' to chilling character-study in 'The Master'. Gone, but not forgotten!
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy, named Dickie Greenleaf. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.
A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.