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Posted: Aug 10, 2009
Deadline: Aug 20, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
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Role Details:

Role:
Shiva

Pay:
There is no pay for this role.

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

Gender:
M

Age:
20-29

Ethnic Look:
Middle Eastern

Synopsis:
- Male, 25-35. Handsome, graceful, lovely blue skin. Has a certain arrogance, occasionally volatile, but easily pleased; has a soft heart. Devastated by the death of his first wife, he withdrew from the world to live alone in a cave, and focused on meditation. Eventually drawn to Parvati through her devotion to him - though he is deeply in love with Parvati, no one could take the place of his first wife, who possessed the cherished golden skin. His comments regarding Parvatiís dark skin are not meant to insult her, even though he sometimes appears emotionally distant. (Blue makeup will be used on set)

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Project Details:

Category:
Film

Title:

 
Parvatiís Golden Skin - An enchanting fable about the dangers of changing yourself for others, instead of recognizing the beauty you already possess.
Hindu mythology tells the tale of dark-skinned beauty Parvati, who gave up everything to share a life with her husband Shiva. Tiring of his comments about her skin, Parvati looks for a way to change herself in order to please him. The spiteful Adi takes advantage of this situation, and uses the lovely Kaamla to drive a wedge between the otherwise happy couple. Will it all end in tragedy, or will love prevail?

The independent short film "Parvati's Golden Skin" is looking to re-cast its male lead.

We are in need of an actor to portray the role of Shiva in this exciting and visually stunning tale. This is a non-pay, non-union independent short that would make a stunning addition to an actor's reel and resume. Filming is scheduled to take place in late September and early October in northern IL and Southern WI. Food, lodging and travel will be provided. Theatre actors looking to break into filmwork are welcome to audition along with those who already have experience in film.

We are looking for a male, approx. 25-35, of Indian/Hindu descent, in good physical shape to portray the role of Shiva. (see additional description below)

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