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Actors for 'Pass the Parsnips' Short Film

Actors for 'Pass the Parsnips' Short Film

Gloucester, UK

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  • Located in Gloucester, UK
  • Joined April, 2019
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Three aristocratic Edwardian children debate who is the rightful heir to their fathers estate in the absence of their mother.

A short Edwardian period piece set around a family dinner. It looks at lighting in the style of baroque paintings based on Caravaggio and examining the symbolism of different foods, and props. The film explores family dynamics and the use of lighting with harsh shadows to hide and reveal meaning and power status, along with the presence/lack of certain foods and objects to portray status.

Three-minute piece, shooting on 7th December in a studio with an Edwardian set build.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

7th December, pre-light 6th December (not necessary)

Job payment

This job is unpaid

Expenses paid - Travel expenses will be covered within reason.


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Arthur

Arthur is the stubborn and egotistical eldest brother who has the right to the estate. He only ever has his interests at heart, making him vain and ill-mannered. Despite the pressure of being the heir, Arthur thrives off thinking he’s the most powerful in the room.

Male, aged 20 to 31

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 6 December 2019.

Francis

Francis is the father and head of the family however; he only values his family for their legacy. He embodies traditional English masculinity, conveying an apathetic attitude towards his sons’ emotions. Irritable and smug, very little impresses Francis.

Male, aged 48 to 67

Applications closed 6 December 2019.

Edmund

The dim-witted youngest sibling, Edmund is well intentioned and kind-hearted and keeps his head down during family problems. He still feels connected to his mother since her passing and struggles to let her go.

Male, aged 18 to 28

Applications closed 6 December 2019.

Humphrey

Believing he is intellectually above his brothers; Humphrey is a more reserved but outspoken character. He is logical, particular and blunt and does not concern himself with tradition, believing his is more capable to run the estate.

Male, aged 18 to 30

Applications closed 6 December 2019.

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Listing created: 21 November 2019
Applications closed: 6 December 2019
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