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|Created Date||February 12, 2013|
|Expiration Date||February 20, 2013|
|Project Type||Short Film|
|Project Title||Wife\'s Tale|
Director: Gabriela Bello. FREE TRANSPORTATION AND FOOD
Exposure through festivals, DVD of the film, and a ticket for the premiere screening at the RISD senior show.
Wife’s Tale is a quirky drama centering on Jennifer Reyes, the 9-year-old girl, who loves playing with her grandma’s old rocking chair. Grandma Ita attempts to keep Jennifer from playing with the prized heirloom by reciting an old wife’s tale, “Rock an empty chair; break your mother’s back”. However, when a drunken honeymoon leads to her mom’s death, Jennifer feels responsible. Jennifer soon goes down the proverbial rabbit hole and undergoes a transformation, finding solace in the mortician’s son.
Location: Rhode Island School of Design Auditorium, (Across from RISD Museum, 20 N Main St) Providence, RI
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For a look at Gabriela Bello’s work: www.gabrielabello.com
Apply to: Gabriela Bello
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Abuela Ita||Female||South American/Latino||51-60||ABUELA ITA, Feisty Catholic grandmother and primary caretaker of her granddaughter Jennifer, Ita also believes in Santeria. She attempts to communicate with her deceased daughter and mend the bond with her granddaughter through a medium. Fluency in Spanish is required. In 3 scenes shot in the course of 2 days.|
|Spencer Lint||Male||Caucasian||31-40||SPENCER LINT, Local mortician and father of Marvin, Spencer has horrible allergies and a unibrow. He also handles the details of the Bride’s funeral. In 1 scene shot in one day.|
|Groom||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||GROOM, While a silent role, a strong presence is required for the Bride’s grieving newly widowed husband. In one scene shot in one day.|