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A Day in the Life...

Shooting a feature film in Lithuania

Oona recently came back from Lithuania, where she starred in The Gambler, a film by Ignas Jonynas. Filmed entirely on location in Lithuania, and in the Lithuanian language, the actress learned Lithuanian for the role and worked with a speech coach for a month before principle shooting started.

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Directorial Debut

Oona (pictured here with DP Tobi Datum) recently directed her first film, a short entitled The Sleepy Man. Starring Ms. Mekas and John Hawkes and based on an original short story by Jonathan Lethem, it's the story of Judith (Mekas), who finds a man (Hawkes) sleeping on her porch and what happens over the next 5 days. The film is in post-production now and will premiere in January 2013.

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Richard's Wedding opens nationwide!

Oona is part of the raucous ensemble cast in the smart and funny Richard's Wedding, directed by Onur Tukel. Shot in 7 days in New York last summer, the film follows the trials and tribulations of a group of people getting together for their friend Richard and Phoebe's wedding.

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...

"Oona is fantastic! She knows what she is doing, comes in focused and ready to go. And always brings a unique choice to whatever we need. She is an asset to any casting director."
Ross Lacy, casting director

"Oona is a true professional. A must-hire if ever there was one..."
Russ Lamoureux, director, Biscuit Filmworks

"I'm talking to you, Oona. Be idealistic, don't be practical.
Seek the insignificant small but essential qualities, essential to life."
Jonas Mekas, Paradise Not Yet Lost (1979)

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The Gambler and The Oscar...

Today I woke up to this great review of The Gambler from the Hollywood Reporter.
 
The Gambler …

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The Gambler US Premiere!

I’ve been waiting several months for the US premiere of The Gambler, that Lithuanian feature …

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The Sleepy Man (2013) tra...

It’s here! The trailer for The Sleepy Man, the short film I directed.
 

John Hawkes & …

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All those propositions...

 

Live in California? Having trouble with your propositions?
 
Here is a simple list of the props …

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Atlantic City CallingR...

The writing, the cast & crew, the costumes – all of it comes together to …

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