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Actors for Short Film 'Cold Little Heart'

Actors for Short Film 'Cold Little Heart'

Bristol, UK
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Ellie, A young depressed artist, clashes with an older woman over a secret spot by the lakeside, must learn that life is so much bigger than herself.

This is a short heartwarming comedy-drama that follows a comical conflict between two stranger. The protagonist Ellie Green (19) isn't like most girls her age. She likes to keep to herself and has a strange fixation for bird watching. She spends most of her days sketching birds by a secret secluded spot in the park on a bench she designed herself. One day, she finds an older woman (Alison, 65) sat on her bench, fishing. This occurrence instantly frustrates her. She wants her secret spot back as she feels that Alison is ‘invading her space'. On the other hand, Alison believes that Ellie’s secret spot is a great spot for fishing and refuses to leave it. Both of them will undergo a series of awkward situations and ultimately become friends in the end.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

7th- 11th of August

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - Transport and Food

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Ellie has recently found solace in being alone, after years of being unable to connect with other people. Loneliness was something she struggled with at a younger age however now, she understands that she cannot feel the pain of people’s absence if she completely shuts people out and embraces loneliness.Character wise she is: Depressed, tactful, Artistic, Creative, independent, quiet, emotionally numb and empty, Poetic and Judgmental. (melancholic)

Female, aged 18 to 25

Applications closed 4 August 2019.


Alison is a social able retired clinical psychologist (55-60) with a completely different life experience to Ellie. She is out going, optimistic, unapologetic, forgiving, confident and fun loving. She discovers Ellie’s secret spot and believes it is great for fishing. It does not take her long to see right through Ellie. She instantly finds Ellie to be interesting and tries to understand why she is so keen to isolate herself.

Anyone, aged 45 to 70

Applications closed 4 August 2019.

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Listing created: 23 July 2019
Applications closed: 4 August 2019
Casting #1021525
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