We had one day of rehearsals. I had one day with the cast that was in the past and one day with the cast that was in the present. So, my two casts never met each other until we actually had a screening of the film because it was two different stories that were tied together.
One of the director’s primary responsibilities is to assist the actor in discovering and playing his role. The director accomplishes this through script and character analysis and staging. Once casting has been completed, the character development process begins with rehearsals.
During the rehearsal period, the following takes place: