Gosha Kutsenko is a hugely prolific stage and screen actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and musician. After serving in the Soviet army, he enrolled at the studio of the Moscow Arts Theatre in 1990. He has since appeared in many television and film roles, done voice acting, and performed with his numerous musical groups. Known for his roles in crime dramas in the ‘90s and early ‘00s, since 2009 he has also worked as a screenwriter. In 2016, he announced that he was turning his attention from acting to directing. Paradoxes is his third feature.