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“I don’t want to know movie directors”: Patricia Highsmith on her film adaptations

During a rare public outing in 1988, master crime writer Patricia Highsmith gave an audience to Gerald Peary, who quizzed her on her thoughts about the many lesser and greater film adaptations of her books, from Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train to Wim Wenders’s The American Friend.

By Gerald Peary

“I don’t want to know movie directors”: Patricia Highsmith on her film adaptations