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Džiugas Grinys • Actor

"Acting is a tough sport, but sports taught me to lose and to win"

by Ana Stanic

BERLINALE 2024: The emerging Lithuanian actor and former professional handball player talks about making the leap from theatre (and the sports field) to film

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Džiugas Grinys graduated with a Theatre Art degree from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Over the course of a wide-ranging five-year career in theatre, Džiugas Grinys has worked with acclaimed theatre director Oskaras Koršunovas, and has represented Lithuanian theatre on the international stage, participating in various theatre festivals worldwide. On the big screen, his debut in a leading role will be in Ignas Miškinis’ upcoming Southern Chronicles. Further film credits include Algimantas Puipa’s Cinephilia (2021) and Kristijonas VildžiūnasSongs for a Fox [+see also:
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interview: Džiugas Grinys
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(2021). His most recent film is Robertas KuliūnasAš Gyvas (2023).

Now selected for EFP's 2024 European Shooting Stars, he talks to us about his emerging career.

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