Casting Short Film – Toronto, Ontario

04/01/2013

The Accordionist

Where: Toronto, Ontario
This casting notice was posted on auditionsfree.com

Type: Film

CASTING CALL:?
Project: Short Film (Non-Union)
?Title: The Accordionist
?Contact: jose.alejandro.camargo@hotmail.com or 647 838 3592?
Shoot Dates: Saturday, April 27 and Sunday April 28.?
Location: Toronto
?Rates: Small compensation, exact amount to be determined.
Food guaranteed for both days.

CASTING DAYS:
Tuesday, April 2 (9:00 AM – 8:00 PM)
Wednesday, April 3 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)
Thursday, April 4 (9:00 AM – 8:00 PM)
Friday, April 5 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

THE CASTING LOCATION ADDRESS WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA E-MAIL IF YOU CONTACT US.

??SYNOPSIS: ?”The Accordionist” tells the story of Otto, a dying old man who is stuck in a retirement home. He sometimes spies on his neighbour Agnes, an old woman who plays the harmonica. When his daughter does not show up for his birthday, and instead sends him the accordion that he used to play when he was younger, Otto is forced to confront the demons of his past, and to accept both his mistakes and the loneliness of his condition. Things take an unexpected turn, however, in a heart-wrenching ending that shall not be revealed.??Breakdown:?

FEMALE (supporting) Nurse Lauren (40s-50s) any ethnicity
Experienced nurse. Attends patient’s physical needs with care and professionalism. Does not care about her patients’ private lives or emotional issues.

?FEMALE (supporting) Nurse Rachel (late 20s-early 30s) any ethnicity
Hates her job. Has no patience with the elderly. Gets stressed when they don’t understand what she’s saying. Manifests this stress through violent acts.

??FEMALE (supporting) Rita, Maid (late 20s), any ethnicity
Hates her job. Is always under a lot of stress because her boss is always threatening to fire her. Terrible financial situation forces her to stay in the job she has.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Toronto, Ontario
Please submit to: jose.alejandro.camargo@hotmail.com

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