Based on Patricia Highsmith’s personal writings and accounts of her family and lovers, the film casts new light on the famous thriller writer’s life and oeuvre, permeated by themes of love and its defining influence on identity.

Feature Documentary 2022

Writer & Director: Eva Vitija
Producers: Franziska Sonder, Maurizius Staerkle Drux, Ensemble Film, Zürich (CH)
Co-producer: Carl-Ludwig Rettinger, Lichtblick Film Cologne (DE)
arte/ZDF, Swiss National Broadcaster (SRF, RSI)

DOP: Siri Klug
Sound Recordist: Juliane Vari
Editor: Rebecca Trösch
Music Composer: Noël Akchoté

Compositings & Animations: Fabian Kaiser, Fabian Engeler
Sound Design: Jascha Viehl (BVFT)
Line Producer: Lino Rettinger
Music Recording, Mixing & Mastering: Christophe Albertijn
Re-Recording Mixer: Alexander Weuffen (BVFT), tonpunktstudio.
Color Grading: Felix Hüsken (BVK, CSI), Farbkult
Graphic Design: Fabian Kaiser

Supported by: Zürcher Filmstiftung, Bundesamt für Kultur (BAK), Kanton St. Gallen,
Suissimage, UBS Kulturstiftung, Alexis Victor Thalberg Stiftung, Ernst Göhner Stiftung,
SSA, MEDIA Desk Suisse, Eurodoc, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

Books: www.diogenes.ch/microsites/patriciahighsmith.html