A lonely and slightly repressed housewife discovers an unusual way to spice up her afternoon.
Monika Petrillo grew up in Munich, Germany and established herself as a respected script supervisor in the film industry. Alongside directors such as Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater, and Mike Judge, she's worked on over 75 movies and TV shows.
She wrote, directed and produced the documentary film Flyabout which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. The film aired on Halogen TV and went on to show in film festivals and screenings around the country, as well as internationally.
Monika most recently wrote, directed and edited the short film Wink which has won several awards, including the AUDIENCE AWARD at Dances With Films Festival. OFFICIAL SELECTIONS include the Austin Film Festival, Pittsburgh Shorts Hollywood Film Festival and Bogotá Short Film Festival and Marina del Rey Film Festival.
Her personal and professional travels have taken her to far-flung destinations like Namibia, Japan, Costa Rica and Vietnam. A life-long adventurer, Monika earned her pilot’s license at age 24 and soon thereafter set out to fulfill a dream of flying around Australia. Monika lives in South Pasadena, CA, with her husband and two children.
Short, Drama, Romance