Posted September 2, 2016: reposted with updates
PLOT SUMMARY: In the urban metropolis of New York City, seven friends embark on a hallucinogenic experiment, discovering the complexities in which their lives reflect onto one another, as they transcend into established adulthood.
TITLE: Taming Time
TYPE: Independent Film
CATEGORY: Feature Film
UNION STATUS: Non-Union
DISTRIBUTION: Film Festivals
PRODUCTION DATE & LOCATION
LOCATION: Queens, NY
ALL ROLES 18-23 YEARS OLD
ELLI – HISPANIC
Elli is a bubbly romanist, an animals rights activist, and a contemporary artist. She is direct, confrontational, and openly expressive with her emotions. Elli is incredibly compulsive and suffers with severe self esteem issues in wake of a deep traumatic past. She has recurring and vicious conflicts with Jesse, her sister. She is outgoing and extremely conversational, as-well always nurturing, grooming and caring for everyone personally, so much so, she was nicknamed, “Squad Mom.”
LUKA – HISPANIC
Luka is a rebel, he abides only with his own definition of ideals or morals, and although unfavorable in his decisions, he believes deeply in a causation to his very chaotic existence. Therefore he acts as if fate has enslaved him as a baneful individual, taking what he wants, and doing what he wants, with an arguable perception that all things happen for a reason, even to the people has hurt, stolen from, or terrorized. Luka was in multiple gangs throughout his entire life, falling into a self –destructive cycle after his father murdered his mother in front of him at 13. Now all he has is his best-friend, Kaiden, whom he’s known all his life.
NATALIE – HISPANIC
Natalie is a carefree leader, with a huge heart, expressing immense unconditional love to the people around her. Struggling with her own mental illness, three years ago she opened her mother’s old home into an oasis for abused, homeless, or sick women. Alongside, Kaiden, she reigns in this palace, filled with diverse female misfits. Natalie condones Kaiden’s illegal activities, however pushes for him move forward, and leave Luka behind.
MIA – HISPANIC
Mia is free spirited, and free flowing; neutrally accepting things as they are, and appear to be. She becomes infatuated with, Jesse, upon meeting her, and realizes Jesse’s concealment about their encounters, which incites issues from the very start of their affair.
IVY – JAMAICAN
Ivy’s body language is explosive and she loves to dance, her voice is powerful and loud with a mellifluous Jamaican accent. She’s the newest to Natalie’s home, leaving her boyfriend who battered her every night in a drunken rage.
OTHER: Film Credit, Copy of Film, Snacks/Beverages
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