The A Day and a Half cast features Alexej Manvelov, Alma Pöysti and Fares Fares. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Fares Fares’ 2023 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
A Day and a Half chronicles a kidnapping situation in Sweden. When a distressed man confronts his estranged wife, a local police officer leads a hostage negotiation. The narrative follows the main players as they discuss their lives during a road trip. Here’s every actor and character in A Day and a Half.
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A Day and a Half Cast: Alexej Manvelov as Artan
Character Profile: An Albanian living in Sweden. He is a gambler who kidnaps his wife. Artan worries about spending less time with his daughter.
Manvelov’s Resume: Michail Botkin in Arne Dahl: Dödsmässa (2015), Peder Rydh in Sthlm Requiem (2018), Garo in Chernobyl (2019), Teddy Maksumic in Top Dog (2020-), Alexei Petrov in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (2022)
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A Day and a Half Cast: Alma Pöysti as Louise
Character Profile: Artan’s wife. She works at a medical facility. Louise gets blamed for a kidnapping because of her lifestyle.
Pöysti’s Resume: Aina Gadolin in Where Once We Walked (2011), Tove Jansson in Tove (2020), Juulia in Four Little Adults (2023), Ansa in Fallen Leaves (2023), Ylja Happolati (1973) in Blackwater (2023)
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A Day and a Half Cast: Fares Fares as Lukas
Character Profile: A police officer. He is a divorced man who works as a hostage negotiator. Lukas reveals details about his personal life during a road trip.
Fares’ Resume: Assad in Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), Alexei Andreyev in Child 44 (2015), Senator Vaspar in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Bacho in Chernobyl (2019), Colonel Ibrahim in Cairo Conspiracy (2022)
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The A Day and a Half cast also includes:
- Stina Ekblad as Wanja
- Bengt C.W. Carlsson as Stefan
- Annica Liljeblad as Anna
- Annika Hallin as Dr. Gardelius
- Johni Tadi as Dr. Yakoub
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