Actors needed for our short film Kleptomaniac
18 to 99
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Project Title: Kleptomaniac
Production Type: Independent/Student
Shooting Date: 4-9th August 2018
Shooting Location: London
Logline: A woman who has kleptomania since her husband's death is caught shoplifting by a stranger who covers up for her.
Introduction: Kleptomaniac is a short film produced by London University of the Arts. Crew members are graduate students from London College of Communication and London Film School.
The film will apply The Oscars, Berlin film festival, London Film Festival, BAFTA and other major international film festivals in 2019. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in today's society.
The Kleptomania is also a mental illness, but it is not well known. It stems from a lot of mood disorder and is a form of aggression. The film is mainly exploring the psychology of individual in modern society, the lack of mental health and emotion, the constant struggle between self-denial and self-control, and the relationship between individuals and family and society.
Character Age: 29
Occupation: White collar office worker
Personality: Self-protection awareness, unwilling to show weakness, insecure, self-demanding
Background: Graduated from a prestigious university, Rachel grew up in a divorced family. She is the only child in the family. The newlywed husband Stan was the only source of love in her life however he died in a car accident three months ago.
Character Age: 31
Occupation: Freelance writer
Personality: Easy-going, unrestrained, with a weak insight and high emotional intelligence, a sense of humor
Background: Chris has been living in the city alone and supporting himself since he was very young.
Character Age: 55
Occupation: Owner of a clothing brand with chain stores
Personality: A strong woman
Background: Molly is Rachel's mother. She has strict requirements for Rachel since she was a child. Molly rarely listens to her children's voice. As she grows older, she begins to compensate Rachel, but the relationship between the two has not been close.
Salesman: Female. Age 25-35.
Neighbor Sue: Female. Age 25-28.
Yoga instructor. Blonde. Hot.
Joe: Male. Age around 55. Successful businessman, CEO of a company.
Lily: Joe's wife, Age around 45. George: Joe's son. Age around 30.