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Cast Needed for a Powerful Short Drama Strong Emotional Range Required

Cast Needed for a Powerful Short Drama Strong Emotional Range Required

London, UK
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Over The Edge films are looking to cast 4 powerful actors for a project about LGBT within the Indian/Pakistani communities .

This project has had tremendous support from UK based communities and charities and we are keen to get actors together who are committed to this project.

Actors should have a good emotional range and honesty in there performances and be able to pick up pages of strong dialogue quickly.

This Project is based around a true story! So its vital we ( Cast and Crew) do this project justice.

Synopsis:
Story centres around Alisha, a second generation British girl of Pakistani-origin from a religious and conservative
Muslim family. Raised as a ‘good Muslim’ girl, she has battled with an internal conflict of being lesbian . Alisha has fallen in love with Ranu, a British-Asian Hindu girl of Indian-origin.

Please note, Ranu and Alisha engage in a passionate kiss which ultimately leads to the discovery of Alisha being gay.

Alisha is seen by a relative, From then on, she faces aggressive inquisition from her immediate family and is given an ultimatum.

Self tapes will be required:
Quick Note on Self tapes - Please set-up somewhere well lit, the most important thing is that we can see you!
Do your best to use a plain backdrop , If that’s not possible, clear the space behind you so nothing is distracting.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

TBC due to COVID

Job payment

Payment TBC - TBC

Expenses paid - Travel and other expenses

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Alisha

Needs to have a Neutral or London accent

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani
  • Accents: UK English

Applications closed 14 November 2020.

Tariq ( father)

Must speak Fluent Urdu or Hindi - This is a must!

Male, aged 50 to 70

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani
  • Languages: Hindi, Pakistani

Applications closed 14 November 2020.

Batool ( mother)

Must Speak Fluent Urdu or Hindi - This is a Must!

Female, aged 50 to 70

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani
  • Languages: Hindi, Pakistani

Applications closed 14 November 2020.

Ranu

Ranu is a free spirt - Has accepted who she is. Try's to persuade Alisha to do the same.

Female, aged 18 to 25

  • Acting experience: Previous paid speaking roles
  • Ethnicity: Indian, Pakistani
  • Languages: English

Applications closed 14 November 2020.

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Listing created: 27 October 2020
Applications closed: 14 November 2020
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