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  • The Staircase The Beating Heart (Season 1, Episode 5)
  • TV-MA
    TV Episode | 62 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The Staircase

The Beating Heart (Season 1, Episode 5)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 62 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

In the aftermath of the verdict, the Petersons struggle with the court's decision, and Michael finds solace in an unlikely friendship from thousands of miles away.
Showrunners
Director
Writers
Antonio Campos (created by) | Craig Shilowich | Aisha Bhoori (story editor) | Sebastián Silva (story editor)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 19, 2022

Release date
May 19, 2022 (United States)

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Cast

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48 cast members
Name Known for
Colin Firth
Michael Peterson Michael Peterson   See fewer
Toni Collette
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
Michael Stuhlbarg
David Rudolf David Rudolf   See fewer
Dane DeHaan
Clayton Peterson Clayton Peterson   See fewer
Patrick Schwarzenegger
Todd Peterson Todd Peterson   See fewer
Sophie Turner
Margaret Ratliff Margaret Ratliff   See fewer
Odessa Young
Martha Ratliff Martha Ratliff   See fewer
Tim Guinee
Bill Peterson Bill Peterson   See fewer
Vincent Vermignon
Jean-Xavier Jean-Xavier   See fewer
Juliette Binoche
Sophie Broussard Sophie Broussard   See fewer
Joel McKinnon Miller
Larry Pollard Larry Pollard   See fewer
Susan Pourfar
Dr. Deborah Radisch Dr. Deborah Radisch   See fewer
Justice Leak
Tom Maher Tom Maher   See fewer
Frank Feys
Denis Poncet (as Frank Leopold Feys) Denis Poncet (as Frank Leopold Feys)   See fewer
Samuel Ray Gates
Big Ray Big Ray   See fewer
Michelle Rivera
Diane (as Michelle Rivera-Huckaby) Diane (as Michelle Rivera-Huckaby)   See fewer
David Silverman
Carl (as David Marshall Silverman) Carl (as David Marshall Silverman)   See fewer
Eric Poulain
Jacques (as Eric Poulan) Jacques (as Eric Poulan)   See fewer
Kandé Amadou
Assistant Editor #1 Assistant Editor #1   See fewer
Jean-Luc McMurtry
Gaultier Gaultier   See fewer
Erik J. Jensen
J-Smoke J-Smoke   See fewer
Martin Bats Bradford
Loop (as Martin Bradford) Loop (as Martin Bradford)   See fewer
Seth Dousman
Sneaky Inmate Sneaky Inmate   See fewer
Dayne Catalano
Inmate #1 Inmate #1   See fewer
Paul Vincent Freeman
POD C.O. #1 POD C.O. #1   See fewer
Adam James King
Yard C.O. #2 Yard C.O. #2   See fewer
Donna Duplantier
Visiting Area C.O. #3 Visiting Area C.O. #3   See fewer
Leanna Adams
Commissary Worker Commissary Worker   See fewer
Nick Basta
George George   See fewer
Jean Brassard
Francois Francois   See fewer
Caroline Bloom
Rosalie Rosalie   See fewer
Abigail Susan Williams
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
Rachel Walters
Expat #1 Expat #1   See fewer
Lindsay Rootare
Expat #2 Expat #2   See fewer
Ian Gregg
Lucas Lucas   See fewer
Phoenix Jd Gabe
Showering Convict (uncredited) Showering Convict (uncredited)   See fewer
Charlie Jones III
BK Crew Member (uncredited) BK Crew Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Melisa Lopez
Theater patron (uncredited) Theater patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Elijahawon Perrin
BK's Crew (uncredited) BK's Crew (uncredited)   See fewer
Kimi Price Queguiner
French Executive Canal+ (uncredited) French Executive Canal+ (uncredited)   See fewer
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