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Two Actors Required for Main Roles in the Short Film

Two Actors Required for Main Roles in the Short Film

United Kingdom
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Casting Call
Take part in a great student short film set in the 1950’s.

Film name: A Prisoner of War
Production Location: London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle London SE1 6SB
Production Company: London College of Communication
Director: Gianluca Danieli
Producer: James Blowers
Casting Director: Luciana Nzambi
Audition Location: London College of Communication
Elephant &Castle London SE1 6SB
Shooting Location: London College of Communication

Audition:
Friday, February 03, 2017 Time: 16:00-19:00
Monday, February 06, 2017 Time: 16:00-19:00
(Please note all auditions will be given a specific time within time slot)

Call Backs: February 10 2017 10:00-17:00
Shooting: Tuesday, February 28 2017 Time: 8:30-15:30

PLEASE NOTE:
This is a student film for educational purposes and so there will be no payment, we would appreciate your help in return for a project to add to your showreel.

2 Main Characters (siblings):
- Andrew
- Carol

Note: This story takes place in a house in the British countryside during the early 1950s.


Andrew:
Andrew is a tall man from the British countryside in his 40s.
He fought in World War 2, and has PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) due to his long experience as a war prisoner.
He now uses comedy, anti-conventional behaviour, and childishly mocking his younger sister as a way to cope with his mental illness, putting her in difficulty as she tries to hold a respectful image.
He used to be the authoritative older brother in the house, but now the roles are quite inverted.
When he is forcefully denied his coping ‘comedy’ mechanism, he closes himself off in melancholy.


Carol:
Carol is Andrew’s younger sister, (British, aged about 35).
She is quite petite but the authoritative figure of the household.
She dedicates herself in keeping a decorous image of her family, as she has become the mayor’s wife, with particular struggles at keeping the embarrassing brother’s behaviour under control. She loves her brother, and the arguments with him often turn into comedic childish sibling bickering. However she sometimes inevitably breaks down and cannot stand being in the same room as her brother.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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

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Older Brother

Male, aged 35 to 45

  • Acting experience: Extra, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles

Applications closed 9 February 2017.

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Listing created: 2 February 2017
Applications closed: 9 February 2017
Casting #829520