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Posted: Mar 15, 2011
Deadline: Mar 24, 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
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Role Details:

Role:
Gilgamesh

Pay:
There is no pay for this role.

Union:
This role is open to non-union members.

Gender:
M

Age:
30-39

Ethnic Look:
Mediterranean

Synopsis:
Gilgamesh, 1/3 human and 2/3 god, is 30 to 40 years old. He's muscular, tall, and a handsome king.

He's devastated with the loss of his only friend, Enkdiu. His loss leads him to take an impossible journey.


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Gilgamesh, a great king in 2100 BC, is faced by his worst fears. His one and only friend, Enkidu, falls sick. Their long-time friendship finally comes to an end. Enkidu dies and leaves behind him Gilgamesh to live with sorrow for the rest of his life. Gilgamesh refuses to let Enkidu go, and his grief takes him to an impossible journey.

It's a short period piece shot on 35mm and Super 16 mm film. Shooting dates are April 8th, 9th, and 10th.

The story is a section of a larger Epic called the Epic of Gilgamesh. It's believed to be the oldest literature in history.

Participants will get credit, DVD copy of the film, drink/food, and gas reimbursement.

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