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NOSTALGIA tells two related stories of a separated Chinese family and its unknown fate. They are barely surviving just to stay alive and are nowhere close to living life.
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Huai Sheng||Female||Asian||7-13||7-8, (actress aged around 10 years old), a wise girl who’s about to enter a rough journey. She is innocent, smart and clever, but her life as the daughter of a Beijing drifter father makes a lot more mature than other girls of her age.|
|FATHER||Male||Asian||25-40||40, (actor aged around 25-40 years old), Huai Sheng's father, a man of few words. He is a Beijing drifter as well as a factory worker. Seemingly only calm and lonely, the father has a fragile heart, constantly worrying about having an unstable life while desiring an ordinary family.|
|JUAN ER||Female||Asian||20-35||35, (actress aged around 20-35 years old), Huai Sheng’s mother, a “left-behind” woman in a village in Northwest China. She is sentimental, eager for freedom and yet is afraid of loneliness. The sense of responsibility for her family keeps hope and light in her heart.|
|YONG GE||Male||Asian||30-45||40, (actor aged around 30-45 years old) a lonely laid-off worker in the village, Juan Er’s lover, a silent tragic hero of violence and hatred. Yong Ge is of calm posture, but when the sense of guilt and anger accumulate inside him, he becomes an avenger.|