Raffey recently recorded a new editorial for the February edition of Dazed Digital! She did a beautiful photo session with the photographer Laura Jane Coulson, and she wore the Miu Miu SS19 clothes. Her stylist was Elizabeth Fraser-Bell. The number of the magazine is now available. If you want to acquire it, you can do it here. Next, you can read the interview published by the magazine on its website!
Ever had a sliding-doors moment? Chances are you won’t know if you’ve experienced one of those instances in life where everything could have changed. Or maybe you haven’t had one yet. For 17-year-old Raffey Cassidy, her own came early and distinct, one day when she was tagging along with her older brother to an audition.
“It’s a funny story,” the young Mancunian begins, sitting in an east London cafe late on a Sunday afternoon. “I actually got into acting because my brother, Mossie, had an audition after school. I was with him and they said, ‘We need another girl. Would you like to come in and try?’ So I went in and had a go. Literally, the audition was (me) coughing: I coughed and died and that was me. I ended up getting the part.”
In 2019, somewhere between acclaim and anonymity, Raffey Cassidy moves freely – but for how much longer? Just seven years old at the time of her television debut, the actress has now been appearing on screen for longer than she hasn’t, starring in films alongside George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell and Natalie Portman. In person, the teenager is the antithesis of her recent roles. Cassidy plays a troubled girl who grows up too fast in this year’s Vox Lux and a girl who grows to become trouble in 2017’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, taken advantage of by a sleazy rock star in the former and muttering “Fuck you” to her mother from her hospital bed in the latter. The real Raffey is curious and considered, giving you the distinct feeling that she has spent her childhood warming up for greatness. Her smart screen choices have paid off – these are performances that show all the signs of imminent arrival. Continue reading Raffey for Dazed