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Casting for Short Film: Gordita

Story of a young, slightly overweight Salvadore??a who has lost her confidence, but reclaims it

Published on LatinoLA: November 13, 2008


Casting for Short Film: Gordita


CASTING SHORT FILM: "GORDITA"

SYNOPSIS: Set in the El Salvadorian community of Los Angeles, GORDITA is the story of a young, slightly overweight Salvadore??a who has lost her confidence, but reclaims it through the help of a cassette tape she recorded as a boisterous, booty-dancing teenager in 1994. Film will be directed by female Award winning short film writer/director who has screened in Tribeca, The Hamptons, Seattle, and more. She was recently a finalist for the Sundance Feature Film Program and American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition.

SEEKING BOTH SAG/NON-UNION ACTORS.

TATIANA
Lead / Female / Hispanic / 25 - 35 years
Description: Looking for slightly overweight, cute Latinas. Tatiana is an introverted insecure and depressed woman who has lost the confidence from her youth.

MANNY
Supporting / Male / Hispanic / 25-35 years
Description: Manny is Tatiana's boyfriend. He's a dark, tall, and skinny Latin American guy

SARA (TATIANA'S MOTHER)
Supporting / Female / Hispanic / 45-55 years
Description: Sara is a pleasantly plump Latin American Woman who is comfortable and confident in her own skin.

CHRISTINA
Supporting/Female/Hispanic/15-18
Description: Christina is a skinny, sassy Latina. She has a whole lot of attitude and loves to get in fights. Seeking young girls with a unique look.

ERNESTA
Supporting/Female/Hispanic/20-25
Description: Ernesta is a pleasantly plump Latina who loves life, loves to dance, and loves good food.

TEENAGE TATIANA (Depends on Older Tatiana)
Supporting / Female / Hispanic / 15 - 18 years
Description: Teenage Tatiana is the sassy, outgoing, fun, and slightly plump teenage version of Tatiana.

PLEASE EMAIL HEADSHOT/PHOTO and CONTACT INFORMATION TO: gorditamovie@gmail.com. For more info, contact 310-920-4100 and leave a message. Someone will get back to you shortly.

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