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Lead & Supporting Actor Required for Short Film - 'Absent'

Lead & Supporting Actor Required for Short Film - 'Absent'

Leeds, UK
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Absent is a short film about Ed, a middle-aged man who has recently been released from prison after 10 years behind bars. Alone and living in a rundown flat, he tries his hardest to readjust to society by finding a job and attempting to reconnect with his now 25-year-old daughter.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

26th February - 16th March (Not all days, and are flexible)

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

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Ed Peters - Lead role

Ed Peters, Male. This character is ideally in his late 40’s to 50’s. You will be playing the role of the main protagonist, Ed, who has just been released from prison and is trying to readjust to society and desperately reconnect with his daughter after 10 years. This is a multi-layered and emotional role that focuses on internal conflict of a man who has done wrong and his struggle to make people see that he is trying to now do good. Ed’s main struggle is trying to get back into contact with his

Male, aged 40 to 60

Applications closed 26 January 2018.

Thomas Bridport - Supporting role

Thomas Bridport, Male. This character is ideally in his late 40’s to 50’s. You will be playing the role of Sharon’s partner. Thomas is a character who is confrontational and territorial. Thomas and Ed both know each other, and when they meet there is a struggle for power, with Thomas dominating the conversation. Thomas is not happy to see Ed out of prison, and is suggestively aggressive, believing he has ownership over Sharon and Elizabeth.

Male, aged 40 to 60

Applications closed 26 January 2018.

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Listing created: 16 January 2018
Applications closed: 26 January 2018
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