Author and director: Agnese Grieco and Lucia Chiarla

Editor: Meys Al-Jezairi and Nicola Undriz

Camera: Steve Scholl

2.Camera: Dominic Heim

O-Sound: Rico Prauss

Music: Matteo Pennese

Sounddesign & Mix: Munsha FarF StudiO

Editor assistant: Paco Pennino

Sound assistant: Nelly Homeyer

AGNESE GRIECO lives in Berlin as an author, essayist, playwright, and theatre director. She studied philosophy at the University of Milan and at the Freie Universität in Berlin, from which she received a Doctorate in 1996. She has taught Philosophy at the Università degli Studi di Milano and “Dramaturgie” and History of Theatre at the Università di Ferrara and at Teatro Stabile di Torino.

In Germany and Italy she worked as director at many theatres including Volksbühne Berlin, Teatro Stabile Torino, Elfo Puccini Milano, Staatstheater Bielefeld, Tacheles Berlin, Teatro Vascello Roma and she was artistic director of Theater Die Rampe in Stuttgart. Greek tragedy and contemporary authors are her main topics: she staged works by Euripides, Seneca, Sergi Belbel, Birgit Vanderbeke, Eugen Ruge, Heiner Müller, Elsa Morante, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Alberto Savinio. She has published books on Wittgenstein, Love Heroines in Ancient Greece, and the Rote Armee Fraktion at Il Saggiatore Milan. She has also edited and translated works by Thomas Bernhard, Ernst Jünger, Thomas Hilbig ,Veza Canetti, Erika Mann, and Botho Strauß into Italian. Her last book is Atlante delle Sirene ( Il Saggiatore 2017).


LUCIA CHIARLA is film director, screenwriter and actress. She was born in Genoa/Italy and completed her acting education at the School of Performing Arts "Paolo Grassi" in Milan. She studied also literature with a focus on theater and cinema at the University of Genoa until she got her work at the Municipal Theater in Genoa, Rome and in several film productions. In 2005 she moved to Berlin with her son. Her first movie BYE BYE BERLUSCONI! (Co-author and actress) was shown in the Panorama Section of the Berlinale 2006.

In Berlin she acted in theater productions and attended the Script Academy as well as wrote scripts and worked as dramaturge. Lucia Chiarla had her debut as a feature film director with the film REISE NACH JERUSALEM. The film celebrated its premiere in the competition of the Max Ophüls Prize in 2018 and won the award for Best Feature Film at the Berlin Film festival "Achtung Berlin".


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