NETHERLANDS: actors (m/f) 16-55 Dutch spkrs, for short film in Utrecht/Het Gooi [E]

ref # 166243

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: "Ik zweet niet"
production type: short film
pay: expenses

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based in/around: Utrecht, Netherlands

about the project

For a short student film, titled ”Ik zweet niet”, about mourning and loss.

Filming is due on 1,2 and 3rd of June 2022 in Utrecht/Het Gooi.

Logline: Years after 31-year-old Robin cut off contact with her urban mother and moved to the countryside, she unwittingly inherits her mother’s Renault Twingo. She tries in various ways to get off the car but no fate seems worthy. Until the car is compromised and she realizes she cares more than she thought. 

Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | female
playing age: 23 - 34
role languages: Dutch
ROBIN (Lead role)
Robin leads an independent life in a small rural village. Robin grew up in the city and was largely raised by her mother, but her mother paid little attention to Robin's upbringing, which created a lot of tension at home. So Robin also decided to leave the city at the age of 18, without looking after her mother.

( must have a driver's license)
role 2 | actors | male
playing age: 45 - 55
role languages: Dutch
OSKAR (supporting role)
Oskar is the father of 18 year old Saar. He has lived all his life in a small rural village and had an easy life with his wife and daughter. When his wife passed away, he was left with only his daughter, car garage/car dealership and his online gambling websites. Oskar likes to hold on to these things and does everything he can to keep it, the world outside his village leaves him cold. What he has is good enough and should remain as it is.
role 3 | actors | female
playing age: 16 - 21
role languages: Dutch
SAAR (supporting role)
Saar is a coarse-mouthed young girl, life in the rural village is too small and monotonous for her. Despite having a great childhood, Saar is ready for something new, feeling like she's glued to her father, the garage where he works and the village where they live. Saar longs to study in the big city, travel abroad and sample different cultures, but her father thinks her dreams are unrealistic. Saar is a free soul trapped in a small world.
role 4 | actors | male
playing age: 35 - 55
role languages: Dutch
FRITS ( supporting role)
Frits is an insecure executor and lives for his work. He delivers the car of Robin's deceased mother to Robin. He is involved in the grieving processes of many strange people, but despite the social nature of his work, there is always an uneasy atmosphere about him. He is clumsy and a wimp, but gentle and involved.

(must have a driver's license)
role 5 | actors | m/f
playing age: 21 - 45
role languages: Dutch
WAITER (small supporting role)
Waiter in the restaurant with a smooth, playful character, which is not particularly appreciated by the main character.
role 6 | actors | male
playing age: 21 - 45
role languages: Dutch
CYCLIST (small supporting role)
A confused cyclist (beachgoer) who crashes into our main character's car and takes the full brunt of her anger.

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