After years of hefty television work and playing ruinous indie film heroines, Vera Farmiga is now the definition of an in-demand actress, with more than a dozen films in the last four years, including memorable turns in Wayne Kramer’s Running Scared and the Oscar-winning The Departed. She’s back this fall with roles in two high-profile dramas, Mark Herman’s The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and writer-director Rod Lurie’s Nothing But the Truth. In the former she’s a German wife and mother who unravels as she finds out more about her husband’s complicity in prosecuting Adolf Hitler’s Final Solution; in the latter, she’s an undercover CIA agent who gets outed in the press, and is none too happy about it. I spoke one-on-one recently with Farmiga, almost seven months pregnant but still in great spirits, about her work, the little indie film that jump-started her career and how happy she is not to be living in New York City or Los Angeles. For the full Q&A, from New York Magazine‘s Vulture, click here.