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Actors Needed For World War ll Short Film, Preferably Hungarian Speaking

Actors Needed For World War ll Short Film, Preferably Hungarian Speaking

British Columbia, Canada
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The lead of the film, Rózsa Szabó, has already been cast.

The film is about the mother of a Hungarian family trying to save her Jewish neighbour's children during World War ll.

There is no pay as it is a very low budget film associated with Capilano University. You will, however, gain experience on set with a professionally trained film crew and have many networking opportunities. All crew members are current and past Capilano film students. You will also have access to clips of the film for use in your demo reels.

All speaking parts will be in Hungarian.
IF YOU CAN SPEAK HUNGARIAN OR A LANGUAGE SIMILAR PLEASE LET US KNOW. (Not necessary for all roles, but preferred.)
We will be coaching pronunciation for all people who do not speak Hungarian but do get roles WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE ROLE OF ANDRAS KUN.

THOSE APPLYING FOR THE ROLE OF ANDRAS KUN MUST SPEAK HUNGARIAN.

Auditions are taking place on the 9th and 10th with callbacks on the 12th. Shooting from the 15th to the 19th of this month.

All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


András Kun (Supporting Lead)

THIS CHARACTER MUST SPEAK HUNGARIAN 33 yrs old. A historical figure from WWll. András Kun (b.1911 - d.19 September 1945, Budapest, Hungary) was a Roman Catholic priest of the Franciscan Order. He was also the commander of a racist death squad for Hungary's Fascist and Pro-Nazi Arrow Cross Party. After the Second World War, Father Kun was prosecuted for war crimes by the new People's Republic of Hungary - Wikipedia

Male, aged 30 to 40

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Lajos Szabó (Supporting U5)

29 yrs old. Husband to Rózsa Szabó, the heroine. Not a risk taker. Must look Hungarian. Ability to speak Hungarian not required but preferred.

Male, aged 25 to 35

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Sergeant Kovács ( Supporting U5 )

25 yrs old. A Nazi sergeant. Preferred look: Blonde, blue eyes, tall. Would have been called an "Aryan." Ability to speak Hungarian not required but preferred.

Male, aged 24 to 30

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Ráhel Friedmann (Supporting Non-Speaking)

9 yrs old. Eldest daughter of the Szabo's Jewish neighbours. Must look Hungarian / Jewish. Non-speaking role. ALL MINORS MUST HAVE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES.

Female, aged 7 to 12

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Friedmann Baby - (Featured)

INFANT up to 18 months. Baby brother of Rahel Friedmann. This child will only be used for two shots and would only be needed for an hour on set maximum. If you have twins, that is exactly what we need, BUT, if you have one child we will make it work with special camera angles. We are a professionally trained set. All crew have passed through Capilano University's film school. INFANTS MUST HAVE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES.

Anyone, aged 2 and under

  • Acting experience: No previous acting experience - Any

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Militia Man 1 (Featured Non-Speaking)

35 yrs old. Nazi militia man. Must look Hungarian. Non-speaking role.

Male, aged 30 to 39

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Militia Man 2 (Featured Non-Speaking)

45 yrs old. Nazi militia man. Must look Hungarian. Non-speaking role.

Male, aged 40 to 49

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Csaba Friedmann - Dead Man (Featured BG)

39 yrs old. Father of Rahel Friedmann. He is lying dead on the floor. Must look Hungarian / Jewish. Non-speaking role.

Male, aged 35 to 45

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Background Performers - Nazi Militia Men

Nazi militia men enforcing the law.

Male, aged 21 to 50

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

Background Performers - Jewish Families

Jewish men and women. Some being executed. Some already dead. Must look Hungarian / Jewish.

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 11 May 2015.

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Listing created: 3 May 2015
Applications closed: 11 May 2015
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