Rapture (film)

Infobox Film
name = Rapture
director = Steve Nesbit
writer = Steve Nesbit
Eve Hawking
starring = Michael Flores
Jennifer Bryer
producer = Eve Hawking
cinematography = Geoff Boyle
released = To be released in 2008
country = England
language = English
website = http://www.rapturemovie.com

"Rapture" is a forthcoming feature film, an urban crime thriller set in 2018 London and to be filmed around East London, to be released in 2008. "Rapture" used the innovative casting method of auditioning online via a website, "BTMS", to cast its two lead actors and support roles. A selected shortlist of twelve went to an intensive acting [http://www.bethemoviestar.com/main.php?l=project&id=8 Masterclass] for final selection in August and the documentary covering this aired weekly on the [http://www.bethemoviestar.com BTMS] website. [ [http://www.totalfilm.com/movie_news/now_you_can_become_a_movie_star Now you can become a movie star!] , "Total Film", 07 Feb 2007] [ [http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2004580002-2007070257,00.html Director launches online search] , "The Sun", 13 Feb 2007] [ [http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/templates/news/detail.cfm?newsid=7090 Log on and you may become a superstar] , Tower Hamlets News, 19 Feb 2007]

It will be produced by the British production company [http://www.rokmotion.com ROK Motion] , shot by director of photography [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0102240/ Geoff Boyle] , who has just completed work on "The Mutant Chronicles" starring John Malkovich, and directed by [http://www.myspace.com/stevenesbit Steve Nesbit] . Nesbit's short film "21st Century Vigilance" was broadcast by MTV as part of their 9/11 campaign and was shortlisted in the final for best short films at [http://www.supershorts.org.uk/ Talent Circle's Super Shorts] 2004. [ [http://east.filmlondon.org.uk/content.asp?CategoryID=977&ArticleID=1421 Steve Nesbit] , Film London East]

Plot summary

It is 2018. Urban decay is rife. Crime, drugs and poverty have reached epidemic levels.

The streets are bloody with violent gang warfare and are ruled by the city crime lord, [http://www.bethemoviestar.com/main.php?l=role&id=3 Eshu] , who traffics the deadly narcotic, Rapture, to the desperate and depraved.
In the cold fall, a cruel mutilation and murder of a pregnant woman sends ripples through the bleak city. A blind young woman is found at the scene of the crime. She is [http://www.bethemoviestar.com/main.php?l=role&id=2 Alara] , an escaped patient from the local asylum, and although senseless and unhinged she holds the key to solving the murder. She encounters [http://www.bethemoviestar.com/main.php?l=role&id=1 Joseph] , the murdered woman's brother, and together they unravel the secrets of the dark city.

References

External links

* [http://www.rapturemovie.com Rapture Official Site]
* [http://www.bethemoviestar.com BTMS]
* [http://www.rokmotion.com ROK Motion]


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