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This is a 20 minute short film, by a group of third year TV and Film Production students at the University of Portsmouth.
In a nearby dystopian future, the world is on the brink or becoming a desolate wasteland. Pollution is slowly taking over the natural wonders of the planet, destroying all that made it beautiful, but humanity lives in close-minded ignorance. Charlie Rouses is one of these people, an adolescent with a troubled life, until a kind and passionate professor teaches him to appreciate the world around him. Growing up with a newfound respect of the planet, Charlie sets off on a spiritual journey to the country of Iceland, one of the worst affected areas, to see the very last appearance of the Northern Lights before mankind's negligence takes them away forever.
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Older Charlie RoussosRole Description
A now 27-year-old Charlie with a career of his own, he is an astronomy lecturer at University. He has the respect and admiration of his students, and has passion for his subject. When he hears that the Northern Lights are going to disappear, he becomes determined and takes a trip to Iceland in an attempt to see them, in memory of his late mentor, Dr. Narson.
Must be available for a small shoot in Snowdonia, Wales. This may require some heavy walking to get to specific locations.
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- 15 to 30
- 04 January 2018
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- 05 February 2018