DOP Oona Menges talks shooting LOLA
Against the bomb-strewn backdrop of the Second World War, a clever pair of sisters, Thom and Mars, are hard at work creating something extraordinary: LOLA. But despite its name, the titular star of Andrew Legge’s found-footage feature is not a woman, but a revolutionary machine capable of intercepting broadcasts from the future.
LOLA offered a fascinating premise that allowed DP Oona Menges to do some cinematographic time-travelling of her own – and have a ball while doing so. “There were cameras that I hadn’t seen for 20 years, so it was like meeting old friends again,” she remarks.
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