He still couldn’t do it after 50 takes. Being asked to kiss a Sean Connery cannot be easy. And having the entire crew watch you fail after 50 takes? That’s demoralising.
This young male actor is on-set with a famous actor he adores professionally. They are required to perfect that one scene everyone’s been waiting on. He just couldn’t perform. He berates himself for his failure.
It’s tense as both actors resent each other.
As it plays out, the young actor isn’t the only one with issues he needs to overcome to make this scene work.
Here’s what happened at the next take.
BK Lim’s short film is part of the Singapore Short Cuts channel on Viddsee.