Her Brilliant Career: Honoring Katrin Cartlidge (1961-2002)

Katrin Cartlidge’s career was th cut short by a tragedy that was as shocking and as unexpected as anything she had been involved with onscreen. In early September 2002, she began complaining of flu symptoms, which became so pronounced that her partner later took her to hospital, near her home in North London. There she was diagnosed with pneumonia, and very soon septicaemia (blood poisoning) set in. She fell into a critical condition and died on 7th September. She was forty-one.A few years before, Cartlidge had said “I actually like getting older. I hated my twenties; I couldn’t wait to be thirty.” [ . . . ]

Read More: Her Brilliant Career: Honoring Katrin Cartlidge (1961-2002) – Bright Lights Film Journal

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