Memories of Katrin

ALLISON ANDERS ON KATRIN CARTLIDGE

salon.com, 30 September 2002

“British Actress Cartlidge Dies Suddenly" was what I read by chance on IMDb, a small headline that ran Sept. 10. Not many details: She got sick, she died, she was only 41. It was shattering and so sudden. Her voice was still on my answering machine…”

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MIKE LEIGH ON KATRIN CARTLIDGE

The Guardian, 13 September 2002

“At the Toronto film festival last weekend, the dreadful news of Katrin’s untimely sudden death spread like a shockwave.  We were all utterly stunned.  Many of us knew her personally, others only from her many screen performances.  Yet everybody felt they knew her, and everybody loved her…”

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IAN RICKSON ON KATRIN CARTLIDGE

The Independent, 10 September 2002

“Katrin Cartlidge was on of the most gifted actors to have emerged in the last 25 years.  She was that rare thing: an international star courted by top directors who none the less elegantly sidestepped the displays of fame.  She was constructing an extraordinary career by the imaginative nature of her choices and the sheer magnetism of her talent…”

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SIMON MCBURNEY AND BEEBAN KIDRON ON KATRIN CARTLIDGE

The Guardian, 9 September 2002

“Katrin Cartlidge who has died aged 41 (of complications from pneumonia and septicaemia) was one of the most fearless and passionately committed performers on screen and stage to have emerged from Britain for years…”

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