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.
Born in 1973 in Basel. 2002 Diploma in screenwriting from the German Film and Television Academy Berlin. She has been working as a screenwriter in Switzerland and Germany since her screenplay training. She has written many feature film scripts for cinema and television. In 2015, as part of her Master’s degree at the Zurich University of the Arts, she made her first feature-length documentary film as a director: Das Leben Drehen. It was nominated as the best documentary for the Swiss Film Prize and an award from the International Documentary Association, Los Angeles.