Loving Highsmith

    • Eva Vitija
    • Switzerland
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    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.

    Project information

    Selected for
    IDFA Forum 2020
    Countries of production
    Countries of co-production
    Production status
    Last stage of production

    Project credits

    Eva Vitija
    Franziska Sonder for Ensemble Film Gmbh, Maurizius Staerkle Drux for Ensemble Film Gmbh
    Carl-Ludwig Rettinger for Lichtblick Film Gmbh
    Rebecca Troesch, Fabian Kaiser
    Commissioning Editor
    Anne-Kathrin Brinkmann for ZDF/ARTE, Urs Augstburger for SRF
    MEDIA Desk Switzerland, Zürcher Filmstiftung, SuissImage, NRW, Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Kanton St. Gallen - Kulturförderung, SSA , UBS Kulturstiftung , Ernst Göhner Stiftung

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