Weirdo, Weirdo

After receiving a mysterious ticket on his bicycle, a grumpy Slavic immigrant does battle with a persistent friendly stranger, weird roommates and a bureaucratic system designed to confound.

  • Kira Obolensky
  • Kira Obolensky
    Lobster Alice, Why We Laugh, The Funny Ones
  • Jakk Beckett
    Special Ed, Grumpy Old Men, many Minnesota based projects
  • Stephen Cartmell
    Key Cast
    Mercy Peak, Shortland Street
  • Pearce Bunting
    Key Cast
    Boardwalk Empire, Eunuch Alley
  • George Keller
    Key Cast
    "Temporary DMV Lady"
    Lady Dynamite, Kid West, Into Temptation
  • Project Type:
    Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    comedy, web series
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Kira Obolensky

Kira Obolensky is an award-winning writer and playwright who lives in Minneapolis. The recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Guggenheim, the Kesselring Prize and a Mellon Foundation Playwright Residency, Kira has spent her career considering how to create works that can intersect with audiences from many different backgrounds.

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Director Statement

Weirdo, Weirdo is a celebration of all people who live on the margins--in our neighborhoods, in our consciousnesses. Created with professional actors, and non-actors, the seven-part web series celebrates outsiders, and looks for moments of grace in a sometimes confounding existence.