Breathing Under Water

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Breathing Under Water 
In the vain of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind, this is a non-linear short film about a woman who lives in a house by the sea, and her interactions with her family and environment in different vignettes. We are looking for a French or French Canadian female voice to whisper or restrained read this specific poem in French, which will be the voice over for the whole piece. 
2014-04-28 21:49:37 GMT
2014-05-02 21:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
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Project Parameters

The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 200
TV shows and movies
Via Internet: Online
3 Minutes
French - European
Young Adult Female OR Middle Age Female OR Senior Female
• Audio files must be delivered via email
• Translate the copy AND
• Deliver edited and finished voice tracks
Not defined
This is a non-union project

Script Details

custom demo required 
I built my house by the sea.
Not on the sands, mind you;
not on the shifting sand.
And I built it of rock.
A strong house
by a strong sea.
And we got well acquainted, the sea and I.
Good neighbors.
Not that we spoke much.
We met in silences.
Respectful, keeping our distance,
but looking our thoughts across the fence of sand.
Always, the fence of sand our barrier,
always, the sand between.
And then one day,
-and I still donÂ’t know how it happened -
the sea came.
Without warning.
Without welcome, even
Not sudden and swift, but a shifting across the sand like wine,
less like the flow of water than the flow of blood.
Slow, but coming.
Slow, but flowing like an open wound.
And I thought of flight and I thought of drowning and I thought of death.
And while I thought the sea crept higher, till it reached my door.
And I knew, then, there was neither flight, nor death, nor drowning.
That when the sea comes calling, you stop being neighbors,
Well acquainted, friendly-at-a-distance neighbors,
And you give your house for a coral castle,
And you learn to breathe underwater. 
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