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Start Time:
Thursday, 06 May 2010 at 11:00
End Time:
Saturday, 08 May 2010 at 15:00
Location:
225A, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

The following are excerpts from the full description on the FB Event Page:

Your Grandfather's Road continues to hunt for actors and actresses! Whether you're a new talent, or an established actor/actress, we would like to audition you.

BACKGROUND

The title of this feature-length film is "Your Grandfather's Road", and it will be directed by Manesh Nesaratnam. Language: Malay (main) with some English, Mandarin and Tamil.

WHAT IS THE STORY ABOUT

Five characters find themselves thrust onto the road, criss-crossing the country chasing for revenge, love and redemption. Ashraf, unjustly deported on the night before a show-down with his future-in-laws needs desperately to get back into Malaysia; Rafiq, a ruthless snatch thief, finds a note that compels him to drop everything to save an unknown girl's life; Illya, makes her final journey to Penang to confront her sexual aggressor-uncle; Tanya, being pursued by the government for defaulting her study loan needs to exit the country ASAP; Alex, a heartless corporate rat-racer suddenly discovers the existence of his own conscience when a girl gets raped because of him. Set during Hari Raya and across the backdrop of the picturesque Malaysian landscape, the characters have 24 hours to make up their minds: change the course of their lives forever or die.
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We are casting both experienced and new actors/actresses.

These are the lead characters, their ages, and the languages they need to be able to speak.

1. Illya - Malay Female 24, fluent Malay
2. Alex - Chinese Male 33, fluent Cantonese/Mandarin, Malay and English
3. Ashraf - Bangladeshi Male 30, Malay
4. Nadirah - Malay Female 28, fluent Malay
5. Johan - Malay Male 24, fluent Malay and English
6. Tanya - Chinese Female 22, fluent English, Malay and Cantonese/Mandarin

Supporting characters:

7. Elangovan - Indian Male 55, fluent Malay, Tamil
8. Illya's mum - Malay Female 50s, fluent Malay
9.Tanya's mum - Chinese Female 50s, fluent English and Malay
10. Others - Male 50s or above, either fluent in Malay, or fluent in Cantonese

WHEN IS THE AUDITION

6th May (Thursday) 11am - 5pm
7th May (Friday) 11am - 5pm
8th May (Saturday) 10am - 3pm

WHEN ARE THE REHEARSALS/SHOOT DATES

The detailed schedule will only be provided by beginning of June and the shooting period is between June - August.

HOW DO I SIGN UP

Email Roya at act@yourgrandfathersroad.com with your full name, contact details, the role you would like to audition for, and your preferred time slot. Feel free to add in your resume if you have one. If you really need to, you can call her at 010-2491210.

**Please let us know ahead if you can't make it for your slot. Walk-ins will not be entertained.

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PREVIOUS AUDITIONS?

If you have sent in your online casting videos or came for our first open audition, we did not forget about you! This is to open up more opportunities to find the most suitable actors/actresses for the roles we have in mind. Spread the word!

WHAT ELSE

In the next couple of days, we will be giving more details for some of these characters on our web: http://www.yourgrandfathersroad.com/ Check it out to understand your characters better.

WHAT CAN I DO IF I DON'T ACT

Log online and suggest to us who you think can act as any of the roles. Suggest to us the locations we are looking for. Recommend musicians or their songs to us. Participate in the conversation on our website and be our fan at http://www.facebook.com/yourgrandfathersroad/
 


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