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Two Male Actors Aged Roughly 30-50 Needed for a Student Short Film

Two Male Actors Aged Roughly 30-50 Needed for a Student Short Film

London, UK
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I’m a student from Ravensbourne University. We are making a five minute short film about a story of revenge, where a man past decision comes back to haunt him.

A homeless man finds a wallet full of money in a small suburban street in London. He recognizes the owner as someone he worked for before he ended up on the streets. He returns the wallet to the rightful owner. The businessman who is surprised that someone would return his wallet, full of fifty-pound notes. He believes, wrongly, that giving money to the homeless means they’ll just waste it on drink and drugs.

As an alternative to a financial reward he offers him some of the food he has just cooked. During the meal the homeless man reveals himself as one of the businessman ex-employees, and proceeds to tell him how his life has spiralled out of control due to the businessman’s actions. The businessman in shock swallows hard and starts to choke on the food he has made. He gestures to the homeless man to help him, but he does not. The homeless man watches silently as he finally gets the revenge he has been imagining for years.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting will be on the 3rd 4th or 5th of March

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - Travel and food expenses covered.

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.

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Tim (Businessesman)

Selfish Businessman as the protagonist that ends up choking to death after finding out the homeless man who found his wallet which he reluctantly invited in for a meal used work for him before being fired years ago. The homeless man was sacked by Tim for missing days off work dealing with his dying wife. He blames Tim the businessman for everything and has been waiting for this moment for years.

Male, aged 30 to 60

Applications closed 2 March 2020.

Hugh (Homeless man)

Highly intelligent character that was made homeless after a series of events. He missed his dying wife’s last moments after having to stay late at work. He was then sacked after missing a couple days grieving his loss. Without a job he’s now homeless and has a plan for revenge against the man that caused it all. Years later the businessman drops his wallet on his way to work, it’s found by Hugh the homeless man. This is where the take of revenge can begin.

Male, aged 30 to 60

Applications closed 2 March 2020.

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