Lynnette Nicholas interviews Noomi Rapace and Vicky Jewson for their latest film Close which is available now on Netflix.
Edited by: Megan Maher
Close, an adrenaline-pumping action thriller written and directed by Vicky Jewson (Born of War), is inspired by the life of the world’s leading female bodyguard, Jacquie Davis. The film stars Noomi Rapace as Sam, a counter-terrorist expert used to war zones, who takes on the job of protecting Zoe (Sophie Nélisse), a young and rich heiress — a babysitting job for her. But a violent attempted kidnapping forces the two to go on the run. Now they’ve got to take some lives — or lose theirs.
Release Date: January 18, 2019
Directed by: Vicky Jewson
Written by: Vicky Jewson, Rupert Whitaker
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nélisse, Indira Varma and Eoin Macken
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.