EXCLUSIVE: Raquel Nave has signed with APA, after wrapping a breakout position within the dramatic thriller Black Flies from Open Street and Sculptor Media. The movie from director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire (A Prayer Earlier than Daybreak), based mostly on Shannon Burke’s novel of the identical identify, has her starring alongside Sean Penn, Tye Sheridan, Katherine Waterston, Michael Pitt and Mike Tyson.
Black Flies is in regards to the paramedics who save our lives—and the toll it inflicts on theirs. It’s an immersive view of life on the streets and one medic’s wrestle to take care of his need to assist, regardless of his rising concern that nothing he can do will make a distinction. It’s the story of lives that cling within the steadiness and the alternatives of two males caught within the center. Its protagonist, Cross (Sheridan), is able to do good. In preparation for his dream of medical college, he hits the streets driving an ambulance alongside Rutkovsky (Penn), a grizzled veteran and considered one of New York’s finest medics. Particulars with regard to the character that Nave is taking part in haven’t been disclosed.
Burke, Ben Mac Brown and Ryan King wrote the pic, which was produced beneath the Sculptor Media banner alongside Power Majeure, James Masciello’s inventive producing arm, wiip and Projected Image Works. The movie’s producers are Warren Goz (Sculptor Media), Eric Gold (Sculptor Media), Christopher Kopp, Lucan Toh, Penn (Projected Image Works), John Ira Palmer (Projected Image Works) and John Wildermuth (Projected Image Works). EPs are Luke Rodgers, Sheridan, James Masciello, Matthew Sidari, Tom Ortenberg, King, Burke and Josh Stern (wiip). Open Street will launch the movie within the U.S., with FilmNation Leisure dealing with worldwide gross sales.
Nave is an actor, artist and mannequin who has been seen in movies together with Abel Ferrara’s Welcome to New York and Weird, in addition to Regulation & Order: Particular Victims Unit and the pilot Style Sufferer from Heathers scribe Daniel Waters. As an artist working with images, video and efficiency, Nave makes use of her personal physique to discover id, sexuality and motherhood. She has self-published volumes of her images in S.A.D. (2015), On Your Knees Please (2014) and Dwell Free In Hell (2010) with BCCKS. In her most up-to-date guide PIG (2019,) she has transitioned into digital images, turning the digicam off of herself and onto her accomplice.
Nave has additionally been featured in trend editorials for such magazines as Vogue Russia, i-D, Purple and Flaunt, working with iconic names like Ellen Von Unwerth, Jean Baptiste-Mondino, Rankin, Terry Richardson, Dan Jackson, Jim Mitchell and Thomas Lohr, amongst others.