Bone Creek Production Information

CASTING ANNOUNCED!


Logline:
The dark magic of moonshine snatches an aspiring photographer, who only wants to
             capture the beauty of the rural South before it vanishes under bulldozers.

Character Detail Analysis for Bone Creek


Nora
: An aspiring photographer; young woman 20s, pretty; she is on a mission to photograph the rural south “to capture what’s left of the real south before the wildness and magic is bulldozed to make room for strip malls.” She becomes lost on one of the rural roads she hoped to photograph, then her car stalls. Speaks in a total of twelve scenes. Longest speech is nine lines.
Effie
: An older woman, rawboned, tough, colorful. 40+ Her features are handsome and might have been stunning once. Effie “rescues” Nora and tells her the story of Avenel Cannon. Speaks in a total of eleven scenes. Longest speech is ten lines.
Avenel Cannon
: Guitar player 20s-30s. Running from the law after a prison break, Avenel hides out with his Uncle Israel and learns the art of moonshining. Speaks in a total of five scenes. Longest speech is five lines. Helpful if actor can play acoustic guitar, but but not necessary.
Uncle Israel (Uncle Shine)
: Older man 50+. Moonshiner and storyteller. Very colorful. Teaches Avenel how to make moonshine and “catch” a spirit woman. Speaks in a total of three scenes, appears in four. Longest speech is 13 lines. Must sing a capella in two scenes.
Woman
: A spirit lured by Avenel’s guitar playing. Seems like something wild, unearthly. Must be able to wear contact lenses –lots of physical acting. Considering a dancer for this role. No lines but appears in five scenes. One scene is a love scene with Avenel –no nudity, but actor must be confident, even aggressive.
Berdy
: Traffics in illegal drugs. 30s +, Smokes, very rough character. Speaks in one scene. Longest speech is five lines.
Fuller
: Traffics in illegal drugs. 30s +, rough character. Speaks in two scenes. Longest speech is four lines
Vitale: Criminal and Avenel’s cellmate. Speaks in a total of two scenes. Longest speech is seven lines.
News Anchor
: One scene, three speeches, longest speech is eight lines.
Reporter
: Speaks in one scene. Three speeches. Longest speech is five lines.
Wayne: Male prison guard. Speaks in one scene. Longest speech is four lines.
Dillard
: Male prisoner. Speaks in one scene. Longest speech is one line.
Old Man
: No lines. Appears in one scene pushing a shopping cart down a road. Could substitute an older woman here but looking for picturesque character.
Scrawny Boy
: No lines. Appears in one scene. Could substitute a girl here but looking for picturesque character.
Revenuers
: At least two. 20s-40s. No lines.

Bone Creek Production Information