Film: Student Films

'The On My Way Cafe'

Casting notice expires: October 12, 2013

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Company

Wesleyan University
Sam Gilberg, dir.

Production Description

Casting "The On My Way Cafe" a 12-minute 16mm senior thesis short film for Wesleyan University about Trevor who meets fellow wanderers while waiting for his girlfriend at a bar.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shoots two weekend in October/November (tentatively Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 2-3) in Essex and Middleton, CT.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

No pay, but transportation, meals, credit and a DVD copy provided.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Middletown, CT Sign up or Log In to apply.

Synopsis

While waiting for his girlfriend at a train station, Trevor wanders into a bar called The On My Way Café, where he meets an eclectic clientele of fellow wanderers, all appearing to be “on their way” somewhere, but never leaving. In this bar, he meets Clara, a beautifully confident and stoic married woman who has been waiting for her husband to return for years. Trevor and Clara experience each other in this bar where time seems to stand still, where customers get stuck, finding solace in each other’s seemingly endless wait for their loved ones.