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Production: 'Happy Retirement' (See both roles)

Jessica Xiao (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Happy Retirement" a short film for the Academy of Art University. Synopsis: Qi Hong is replaced at work by John, one of his younger colleagues. Qi Hong finds himself a vol...more

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Female, ages 50-66, Asian, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race

Role Description

Jessica Xiao: (Lead) Chinese immigrant. She immigrated to San francisco with her family during 1960s. She was a nurse of a Chinese hospital in Chinatown, retired at age 55, cares about her families' physical condition. She and Qi Hong have been married for over 30 years. They have two sons who live far away from them. She expects to travel with Qi Hong once he retires.


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