Title | Do Bumper Cars Dream of Open Road?
Director | James Dayton
Producers | Nora Zubazirreta & Louise de Nexon
NYU Affiliation | Undergraduate
- HAL (18-22): Male, any ethnicity. HAL is hungry to connect to his fraternal twin brother BEN before they go off to college, but first, he has to pull his twin away from his cell phone. Or rather, toss it out the window. The motivating question is: Would Hal and Ben be friends if they weren't brothers?
- BEN (18-22): Male, any ethnicity. Glued to his phone, BEN doesn’t realize that he and his fraternal twin brother HAL's lives are about to change. Once Hal pulls him into the present moment, they’re left to struggle in search of catharsis. The motivating question is: Would Hal and Ben be friends if they weren't brothers?
On their last night together, before they go off to separate colleges, two twin brothers ride around an empty parking lot. Through feigned masculinity and a reliance on technological distraction, the brothers struggle for true sentimentality. Intertwined in this moment is a memory of the brothers riding bumper cars as children, a representation of the way they have always related to one another, sheltered within a contained world.
Dates of Production | April 7-9, 2017
Contact | Kate Lemberg (Casting Director): firstname.lastname@example.org