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

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

DOP: Siri Klug
Sound Recordist: Juliane Vari
Editors: Rebecca Trösch, Fabian Kaiser
Music Composer: Noël Akchoté

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