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Two actors required for expressionist short film "The Cave" - Canterbury

Canterbury, New Zealand

3rd year University short film. German expressionist/silent film style, paid

Two actors required for expressionist short film "The Cave" - Canterbury

Casting complete. Applications are now closed.

Male 18-35yrs required for lead role. Male or female for the supporting role of the dr, 35-70yrs.

This short film will be filmed during August/September this year.
The story is set in early twentieth century asylum for the mentally ill. The protagonist Guy is confined within the walls of his room where he hasn't left for as long as he can remember. Within his cave we enter into the mind of the mentally ill. Here Guy's Dr tries to help him over come his phobia of the outside world...

The expressionist style will be used to express the inner madness and darkness of mind. Actors interested in German expressionism, silent film, and suspense would be suitable and will enjoy this project. However this is not essential.

Payment details: One off payment of $100 + expenses paid

Applications to this casting call require:
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Guy (protagonist), Inpatient.

Guy sufferes from a phobia where he is terrified to leave the room of his ward.

Males, aged 18 to 35 from Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Weight: 50 kg / 110 lbs - 90 kg / 198 lbs
  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English

Dr Latimor

This does not neccesarily have to be a male. However the character is some where between 35- 70 years old. He is the resident dr at the mental health ward (asylum) known as the cave. Dr Latimor works with Guy, attempting to help him recover. He is a little mysterious, we are not sure whether we can trust him or not.

Males, aged 18 to 99 from Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Helena

This is a small role that has been written in. The role is the sister of the protagonist. She comes to visit her brother for the first time since his admission into an insane asylum.

Females, aged 20 to 35 from Canterbury, New Zealand

  • Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience
  • Languages spoken: English
  • Accents spoken: New Zealand

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Listing created: 28 May 2012

Applications closed: 10 August 2012

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