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In STC’s latest production Switzerland, playwright Joanna Murray-Smith and Director Sarah Goodes craft a thriller about the master of crime-thrillers, Patricia Highsmith. Held up in a house in the Swiss Alps, the hardened and eccentric writer (Sarah Peirse) lives in the secluded company of her cats, guns and books. But her isolated retreat is disrupted […]

The Two Faces Of January

Fleeing a fraudulent past, Chester MacFarland (Viggo Mortenson) and his younger wife (Kirsten Dunst) meet a lesser scammer Rydal Keener (Oscar Isaac) in '60s Greece. The script is from Patricia Highsmith’s 1964 story, written nine years after The Talented Mr Ripley. Accomplished screenwriter Hossein Amini should be given more chances to direct, but this debut […]