6.5/10
178
1 user

My Name Is Oona (1969)

Not Rated | | Short | 1969 (USA)
Captures in haunting, intensely lyrical images fragments of the coming to consciousness of a child girl. A series of extremely brief flashes of her moving through night-lit space or woods ... See full summary »

Director:

Gunvor Nelson

Star:

Oona Nelson
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

I Am Somebody (1970)
Short | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In 1969, 400 poorly paid Black women - hospital workers in Charleston, South Carolina - went on strike to demand union recognition and a wage increase, only to find themselves in ... See full summary »

Director: Madeline Anderson
Stars: Ralph Abernathy, Leon Davis, Coretta Scott King
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Shows a large open barge loaded with people of every nationality, disembarking at Ellis Island, N. Y. A most interesting and typical scene.

Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The history of the Gay and Lesbian community before the Stonewall riots began the major gay rights movement.

Directors: Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg
Stars: Rita Mae Brown, Maua Adele Ajanaku, Red Jordan Arobateau
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Stars: George Washington Carver
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer.

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford
Zoot Suit (1981)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940's and the effect that the "zoot suit" (a man's suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Valdez
Stars: Daniel Valdez, Edward James Olmos, Charles Aidman
Body and Soul (1925)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A minister is malevolent and sinister behind his righteous facade. He consorts with, and later extorts from, the owner of a gambling house, and betrays an honest girl, eventually driving ... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Micheaux
Stars: Paul Robeson, Marshall Rogers, Lawrence Chenault
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant
Girlfriends (1978)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.

Director: Claudia Weill
Stars: Melanie Mayron, Eli Wallach, Adam Cohen
Becky Sharp (1935)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Set against the background of the Battle of Waterloo, Becky Sharp is the story of Vanity Fair by Thackeray. Becky and Amelia are girls at school together, but Becky is from a "show biz" ... See full summary »

Directors: Rouben Mamoulian, Lowell Sherman
Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Cardoso
Stars: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu
A New Leaf (1971)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder. So he intends to marry a rich woman and - murder her.

Director: Elaine May
Stars: Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Oona Nelson Oona Nelson ... Herself
Edit

Storyline

Captures in haunting, intensely lyrical images fragments of the coming to consciousness of a child girl. A series of extremely brief flashes of her moving through night-lit space or woods in sensuous negative, separated by rapid fades into blackness, burst upon us. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

DVD

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Name ist Oona See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The soundtrack is by Gunvor Nelson. She thanks Steve Reich for inspiration for the music by stating in the credits "Tack Steve Reich". "Tack" is Swedish for "Thanks". Steve Reich did not do the music. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Repetitive images
18 October 2019 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

My name is Oona is just a repetition of same images and words. Not much to be excited about. Some interesting thing to look at though.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed