Tina Satter, USA 2023, 85’
Past Lives Tár

An intimate thriller, whose script was based on the transcription of a real interrogation of a government employee by FBI agents. It is a suspenseful spectacle, in which the atmosphere thickens with every minute, and a staggering story about the clash between an individual and a political machine.

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Tina Satter

The writer and director for theatre and film is making her feature film debut with Reality, an adaption of her theatre play  Is This A Room which premiered on Broadway in autumn 2021. Working with her theatre company Half Straddle, she has written and directed 11 full-length plays and a series of shorter performances and video works which have been presented across the USA and internationally. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2020.


2023 Reality

Cast & Crew

director Tina Satter
screenplay Tina Satter, James Paul Dallas
cinematography Paul Yee
editing Ron Dulin, Jennifer Vecchiarello
music Nathan Micay
cast Sydney Sweeney, Josh Hamilton, Marchánt Davis
producer Noah Stahl, Brad Becker-Parton, Riva Marker, Greg Nobile
production Seaview, 2 SQ FT
Polish distributor M2
language English
coloration colour
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