Born in Romania, Alexandra Badea is a writer and director for theatre and cinema. She started studying drama in Bucharest before moving to Paris in 2003 and finishing her studies there. She writes her plays in French and has directed some of them herself. Quais de Seine is the second part of her Points of no return trilogy. She has also written a novel, Zone d'amour prioritaire (Priority Love Zone), which was adapted in 2013 for the Festival d'Avignon, as well as radio dramas and short films. She has received several awards for her work, in particular for her play Pulvérisés (Pulverised). In her work, she explores the personal and the universal, lending her voice to those we usually don't hear.