NETHERLANDS: actors (m/f) 25-65 various language spkrs, for film in Ede [P]

ref # 200001

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: Salam Gembira
production type: short film
pay: paid

looking for: ///
based in/around: Netherlands

about the project

SALAM GEMBIRA (Merry Greetings / Happy Greetings)
is a heartwarming comedy filmed in Rotterdam around Rotterdam Pride 2023 (late May to mid-June).

Synopsis: A Singaporean Muslim man lives with his Dutch girlfriend, Samantha. When his parents surprise him with a visit, Moe asks Sam to switch places with her gay brother, Daniel, to keep their relationship a secret. Soon, Moe’s parents begin to think that their son is dating Daniel.

Shooting in June, paid low-budget.

Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | male
playing age: 25 - 33
role languages: Dutch/English

Daniel is Moe's boyfriend from college, and also Samantha's brother. Daniel is a good fit with Moe and they get along well. He is boyish, has a charming personality and is a people pleaser, making him a favorite with the ladies.

This role includes dialogue in Dutch and English.
role 2 | actors | m/f
playing age: 50 - 65
role languages: Dutch
DICK - Daniel's father, Dick, owns a bicycle shop and is used to working hard. He hopes that his son would become independent, but for now enjoys his son's presence at home.

SUZANNE - Daniel's mother works at the daycare. She couldn't hide her initial disappointment when Daniel came out, but now she welcomes him and his sexual partners into the house with open arms.
role 3 | actors | male
playing age: 25 - 33
role languages: Dutch/Malay/English
role ethnicities: Asian

Mateen, a devout Muslim, struggles to reconcile his sexuality with his faith. He bears the scars of his wild past. When confronted by his well-meant aunt, Mateen must find a way to stay true to himself without harming his family.

This role includes dialogues in Dutch, English and Malay.
role 4 | actors | male
playing age: 50 - 65
role languages: Dutch/English/Chinese
role ethnicities: Asian

Gaylen is a flamboyant and free-spirited Singaporean who loves to celebrate Singapore's repeal of Section 377A (the law that criminalizes gay sex) and involves his friends in the Netherlands in creating a festive float for Pride. This role includes dialogues in Dutch, English and Mandarin.

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