Film: Short Films

Production: 'Song from a Blackbird' (See all 5 roles)

Carla (Lead)

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Production Details

Casting "Song from a Blackbird," a short film part of the New York Film Academy (NYFA) Thesis Program in LA. Synopsis: Through a mysterious conversation with a therapist, we get to...more

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Female, ages 39-64, Caucasian, Hispanic, Native American, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race

Role Description

Carla: (Lead) Franz's mother, constantly sad due to her husband passing away months ago; her life seems slow and somewhat purposeless, and although she loves her son, she has distanced herself from him or any social interactions; skinny, raspy voice and messy hair, face represents history, struggle; think Melissa Leo in "Frozen River."


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Reference Photograph: Melissa Leo in "Frozen River"