Lan
NYU

Lan
NYU

  • Project Title
    'The Red Veil' 红盖头
  • Project Details
    Casting a student short drama. "The Red Veil" follows Lan, a young woman with mental conditions in rural China, as she endures a forced, loveless marriage with a stranger orchestrated by her parents. Lan's mother, Mei, posts an advertisement video online seeking a husband for Lan, leading to Lan’s matchmaking with Peng. After negotiating the huge amount of bride price with Peng, Mei marries her daughter off to him. Lan struggles with abuse and the harsh realities of her marriage, leading to Lan's breaking point, a moment of rebellion and escape. Lan’s failed attempt to flee back to her parents' home, bearing the scars of her ordeal, both physically and emotionally, suggests a cycle of hardship and deep-rooted sexism in rural China.
  • Production Personnel
    Tong Zhao, Director/Producer/Writer
  • Contract Details
    Payment negotiable. Food and transportation will be provided.
  • Production Type
    Student Film
  • Union Status
    Non Union
  • Location
    New York
  • Dates & Location
    Rehearsal Dates: Feb & March Manhattan. Shoots March 30th - 31st. NYC.
  • Closing Date
    29th Mar 2024
  • Description
    Lan (18-20s) – female lead. A young rural Asian woman. Shy, inarticulate, unsociable. Easily stimulated and easily to have mental breakdowns due to her mental condition. Before marriage, she is naï ...
  • Salary
    No Pay
  • Gender
    Female
  • Ethnicity
    Asian
  • Min Age
    18

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