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"In centering the writer’s sexuality in her lively and captivating documentary Loving Highsmith, filmmaker Eva Vitija does a great service not only to fans of Highsmith’s, but to all of queer history." - Jude Dryer, Indiewire

Patricia Highsmith is one of most celebrated authors of the twentieth century with the Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train amongst her most celebrated works, but she was always guarded about her personal life. Eva Vitja’s illuminating documentary is based on her unpublished diaries and reveals fascinating details of her inner life, particularly as the pioneering queer author who published the first positive lesbian love story, Carol, initially published under a pseudonym in the 50s. The film reveals her struggles with identity and turbulent family background and love affairs.