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Actors required for a drama Feature Film - Leeds/Bradford

Actors required for a drama Feature Film - Leeds/Bradford

Bradford, UK
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This is a drama British-Persian film about a new Iranian/Persian couple moving to UK, experiencing social and cultural differences. It's about the two relationships that one person is involved with, his wife and his mistress.

The payment is between £700-£1000 depending on the duration of shooting days (2-3 weeks) in either Leeds/Bradford. Accommodation is given to those living far.
We are planning to film sometime between 15th of January to 15th of March and need your availability and commitment for rehearsals too.

If you are interested please get in touch as soon as possible. Audition day will be sometimes around 14th of January or sooner in Bradford.

Job payment

Paid - between £700-£1000 (main roles only)

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Bahman-Male of Iranian origin (Lead role)

Bahman has lived in the UK for a few years, completed his MSc in the UK and speaks good Persian and English despite his relatively short stay in the UK. He is making a documentary in the UK. He wants to apply for political asylum and stay in the UK, he is intelligent and talented. He has different moods. When he’s with his wife he’s often cold and rather withdrawn. When he’s with Kate he can be very romantic and sensitive. He comes across as indecisive, hesitant and at times opportunist.

Male, aged 35 to 40

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Hair length: Short

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Neda - Female of Iranian origin (Lead role)

Neda is mainly a house wife living in the UK with her husband. She's also an artist, likes painting and plays traditional Iranian music instrument, speaks good Persian and English. She is quite emotional and has a problem with Bahman’s behaviours being cold and insensitive. Sometimes her behaviour towards Bahman is irrational, nerves, outrageous or even a bit crazy. She’s kind and romantic and easily cries. She misses her country, culture, country and family and wants to return back to Iran.

Female, aged 28 to 35

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
  • Skin color: Olive
  • Hair color: Brown

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Kate- Female Irish or English origin (Lead role)

Kate lives with her 7 year old son. For periods of time she has lived in the far-east and the sub-continent and is influenced by those cultures. She is interested in Orientalism. She has always worked in her life and is currently the Editor of a documentary film. She’s very calm and sensible and at the same time is a caring, kind, sympathetic and considerate character. She loves art and different cultures.

Female, aged 28 to 35

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience, Previous unpaid speaking roles, Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Nurse (Female Irish or English)

Calm and attractive face Captivating eyes She looks after a soldier in a nursing home She speaks just in the opening scene She plays in 4 to 5 scenes

Female, aged 20 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Skin color: White

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Soldier (Male of English origin)

Plays a role of a disabled war veteran He has a non-speaking role in 4 scenes Must have great ability in terms of facial expressions to relay his emotions

Male, aged 20 to 25

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Woman reading a book in the park

Female of English origin Bubbly personality and kind She speaks in just one scene

Female, aged 50 to 65

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

Fireman

Male medium height He speaks in just one scene with Bahman

Male, aged 40 to 45

Applications closed 14 January 2013.

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Listing created: 22 December 2012
Applications closed: 14 January 2013
Casting #413097