One Life

19 min.


Director | Marija Stonytė
Script | Marija Stonytė
Directors of photography | Laura Aliukonytė, Marija Stonytė
Editing | Danielius Kokanauskis, Marija Stonytė
Sound | Mindaugas Šmėga
Composer | Jurga Šeduikytė
Producers | Andrėja Čebatavičiūtė, Giedrė Žickytė
Production company | Moonmakers


In a private farm, a butterfly is born only to be sold as a prop for a concert. Its journey to the music hall reflects the struggle to survive in the modern-day civilization.


Marija Stonytė studied BA and MA in Film Directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. She has made short fiction and documentary films that won national and international awards. She was awarded by Lithuanian Film Academy and won Silver Craine Egg (2010, 2017), The Young Artist Award 2017 by the Lithuanian Ministry of Culture, participated at IDFAcademy 2016 and IDFAcademy Summer School 2019.