Peng
NYU

Peng
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
    Peng (30s) – male lead. Rural Asian man. Has a limp due to working on construction site. Irritable. High ego. Sensitive to issues related to his disability. Male chauvinism. Looks down upon women. T ...
  • Salary
    USD 50.00 - 250.00 / flat rate
    Paid
  • Gender
    Male
  • Ethnicity
    Asian
  • Min Age
    18

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