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Jacob (Lead)

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Casting "Chop," a film in which a blind young man is forced to chop wood on his run-down family farm, when his younger brother sees an opportunity to test the man's psychological l...more

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Male, ages 9-13, Caucasian

Role Description

Jacob: (Lead) younger of two brothers, psychologically tests his blind older sibling throughout the film; calm, composed, and calculated in his actions, and unrelenting in his harassment of his brother; will be asked to remain composed as another actor wields an ax from a safe distance, and retreat from the crawling, enraged brother character; must be unflappable in the face of simulated anger. Willingness to tear a live earthworm on screen is desirable, but not necessary; non-speaking role; chaperone required on set.