Casting About Poster

Release Date: May 11th, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Barry J. Hershey documents the process by which actresses are cast in a dramatic feature he wrote.

Director: Barry J. Hershey

Genres: Documentary

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  • Filmmaker Barry Hershey's impressionistic documentary about the casting process is the antidote to years of comic "audition montages," those guaranteed laugh-getting freak-show parades of no-talents mangling monologues and pulling nutty stunts in hopes of standing out from the crowd. show more

  • A nicely contemplative documentary about actors and their ambivalent relationship with that intimidating space. show more

  • Voyeurism is central to the cinema and to acting, of course, and you'd better believe these women know it. Still, Casting About feels oddly disingenuous. show more

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