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Elena Solovey (Olga Nikolaevna)

Elena Solovey is an icon of Russian cinema who made her film debut in short films during the 1960s, while a VGIK student. In 1969 she played her first serious role as Clarice in King of the Reindeer (1969) by director Pavel Arsyonov. In 1970 she was invited to the troupe of Maly Theatre in Moscow and during the 1970s Solovey played her best known roles, such as Olga Vosnesenskaya opposite Rodion Nahapetov in A Slave of Love (1976) and as Sofia opposite Oleg Tabakov in Oblomov (1980), all films by legendary Russian director Nikita Mihalkov. Elena Solovey won Best Supporting Actress at the 1981 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in Alimantas Grikiavicius's Faktas (1981) and has been given the honorary title of a People's Actor of Russia.   

 Anamaria Marinca

Anamaria Marinca (Katya)

Anamaria Marinca is a Romanian actress, daughter of a violinist and a theatre professor who made her debut with the Channel 4 fiilm Sex Traffic, for which she won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. She is also know for her performance in 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu, which won Palme d'Or at Cannes 2007, while she herself earned several awards and was nominated amongst others for the European Film Award for Best Actress and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year. In 2008 at the 48th Berlin International Film Festival she was one of ten young European actors that were presented with the Shooting Stars Award. Most recently, Marinca played the leading role in Storm by Hans Christian Schmid, starred in Julie Delpy's The Countess and acted in Sleep With Me by Marc Jobst.  

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Catinca Untaru (Young Katya)

Catinca Untaru is a young Romanian actress who became the first Romanian child star  in an international film when she made  her striking debut in 2006 in Tarsem Singh's feature The Fall. She was subsequently nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor. As of January 2007, she has been working in a Romanian experimental media project called "10" where a group of kids make  a movie inspired by her story.

Credits List

  • Katya - Anamaria Marinca
  • Olga Nikolaevna - Yelena Solovey
  • Young Katya Catinca Untaru
  • Nurse Mike Lubik
  • First Lover - Carlton Tanis
  • Second Lover Alfred Gingold
  • Third Lover - Drew Valins

School Children

  • Aaron Vorobyov
  • Onur Calikusu
  • Liam Broggy
  • Dana Wilton
  • Amos Morin
  • Mark Rakhmanov
  • Olena Hadelia
  • Sasha Mia
  • Greer Gibney
  • Kaya Scheman

Hospital Staff & Patients

  • Apolline Berty
  • Zinoviya Asseyen 
  • Gilbert Woolley
  • Nina Raguimova
  • Jonathan Kaufman
  • Levi Burgess
  • Joyce Clamce
  • William Murray
  • Boomer Tibbs
  • Forest Conner