PRODUCTION: Narcissus in Production

By Auksė Kancerevičiūtė

    VILNIUS: Young Lithuanian film director Dovilė Gasiūnaitė is working on her first feature film, Narcissus, a modern-day version of the ancient Greek myth.

    Thirty-year-old Teodore has everything a man can wish: talent and successful career as a musician, a loving family, adoring friends, scores of fans and handsome looks. But he craves more, a true challenge that will stretch him to the limit. Teodore abandons his family, career and friends only to find out that his greatest confrontation will be with himself.

    Gasiūnaitė studied acting at the Vilnius Music Academy and film directing at FAMU, Prague. Since 2001 she has worked as a casting director and an assistant director at Lithuanian Film productions.

    Narcissus is produced by the production company Ketvirta versija (http://www.ketvirtaversija.lt/), with managing producer Teresa Zibolienė, co-producer Concept Events and Media (www.concept.lt), and partenr Lithuanian National Radio and Television(LRT, www.lrt.lt). The film is funded by the Lithuanian Culture Foundation (www.krf.lt).

    The budget is 200,000 Euro.

    The film is scheduled to be completed by fall 2011, with a national premiere in October 2011.

    Production Information:

    Ketvirta versija

    Revonių 8-2, LT-03154 Vilnius, Lithuania

    Ph +370 618 079 94;

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    Credits :

    Director and Screenwriter Dovilė Gasiūnaitė

    Director of Photography Audrius Kemežys

    Music Giedrius Puskunigis

    Art Director Donatas Pirštelis

    Editing Martyna Jablonskytė/Gintautas Smilga

    Producer Teresa Zibolienė

    Cast: Amvrosios Vlachopoulos, Sigitas Šidlauskas, Asmik Grigorian, Susanna Perry Gilmore