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Production: 'Wildfire'

Esther Jessop (Lead)

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Casting "Wildfire," a student film for New York University. Synopsis: Mischa Jessop is a 19-year-old mother who lives within the strict confines of a Mormon polygamous community in...more

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Female, ages 5-12, Caucasian

Role Description

Esther Jessop: (Lead) lives in a Mormon polygamous community in Montana; severely asthmatic, and the smoke in the air from a nearby forest fire is proving difficult on her health and body. She has frequent asthma attacks now that the smoke is prevalent. She is trapped between the wills of both of her parents, and, although her mother seems to think her father is a cruel and contradictory person, Esther loves him deeply. She is being pulled in two different directions by her parents and must decide what is best for her.


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