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Yekaterina Golubeva, 1966 - 2011

The actress best known for her work with Leos Carax, Claire Denis and Bruno Dumont was 44.

Libération, France Soir and Les Inrocks are among the news outlets reporting that the Russian-born actress Yekaterina Golubeva, best known for performing alongside the late Guillaume Depardieu in Léos Carax's Pola X (1999), has died at the age of 44. She'll be also be remembered for her performances in Claire Denis's I Can't Sleep (1994) and The Intruder (2004) and Bruno Dumont's Twentynine Palms (2002).

A mother of three, Golubeva also appeared in Three Days (1991) and Few of Us (1996), both films directed by her Lithuanian husband, Sharunas Bartas. Her funeral is to be held on Saturday morning at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.

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Sad news. Poor Bartas.
oh! sad news. :( RIP
What a tragedy. It’s really sad she died at such a young age.
Can’t believe this. :( I just can’t.
Sorry to hear about this. Age 44 is too young to die. Very tragic indeed.
Ah, very sad indeed. I’ll never forget the opening scene of L’intrus.
This is a tragedy. :-(
Two months ago Bartas and his daughter were at the Festival in Novi Sad (he was the President of the Jury), Ina is so cute and clever, and I’m very sorry to hear this sad news. My truly condolences.
I’m very sorry, my truly condolences.
Golubeva was divorced or separated from Bartas. She had been living with Leos Carax for years.
She was apparently married to Leos Carax. It seems, that sadly, she took her own life. Carax has started filming a new movie and in his latest blog Jean Michel Frodon suggests this project is saving Carax from plunging into the oblivion has has seemed on the edge of for a longtime before Golubeva’s death. RIP Katerina Golubeva
Heavens. Many thanks for the update, Dermo.
Wow I can’t believe Carax was involved w Golubeva. I knew that they knew each other but I always thought she met Bartas first…This is so tragic. My condolences to family and close friends. There was a point where Carax and Bartas movie were my entire world…Thank you for creating.

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