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Casting local London area talent for “The Paper Bag Man,” a short film by Aaron Bishop. Synopsis: A curious wanderer with a paper bag for a head embarks on a colorful journey to bring a lone daisy to a place where it can be amongst it’s own. Along the way, Bag Head crosses paths with the mean spirited people that roam this world and challenge the kind-hearted nature he lives by.

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Role No. 1

Role Title: Bag head (Lead)

Role Description:

the principal actor; the character, known as Bag Head, is an entity, the personification of naivety and childishness, with very bombastic almost animated movements. There will be no spoken dialogue, and the face of the actor will be hidden beneath a paper bag. This lends itself to actors who have a background in dance and theater for this type of physical communication, but all will be considered. A daily stipend of approximately £50 will be provided, as it requires the most time and commitment (one full week).
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Gender: MALE

Age Range: 18 To 28

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Role No. 2

Role Title: The Lover (Supporting)

Role Description:

a man on his way to see his girlfriend, but when he arrives at the bus stop, the buses are cancelled. Non-speaking; all acting will be physical/body language. Will be needed for two days approximately.
Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

Gender: ANY

Age Range: 23 To 40

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Role No. 3

Role Title: The Daughter (Supporting)

Role Description:

little girl who shows kindness to Bag Head, and at the culmination of the film, helps him complete his goal. Will be needed approximately two days. Although the role is non-speaking, the role requires a knowledge of acting on set with other actors, as well as the importance of physical communication. For this reason, any prior experience is highly preferred.

Gender: ANY

Age Range: 5 To 12

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Role No. 4

Role Title: Business man ( Supporting)

Role Description:

a non-speaking role, requiring much physical acting, bordering on comedy. He waits for the bus, disliking the presence of Bag Head, and trying to complete his crossword puzzle. He is staunch and relatively unkind in his day to day demeanor. Preferably actor will have a handlebar mustache.
Ethnicity: White / European Descent

Gender: MALE

Age Range: 30 To 100

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