The Cast


NO LETTING GO brought together some of the best actors in the business.
For a full cast list please visit the film’s IMDB PAGE.


Cheryl Allison – Catherine Spencer

Richard Burgi – Henry Spencer

Kathy Najimy – Dr. Nancy Harris

Alysia Reiner – Lisa

Lee Bryant – Emily

Janet Hubert – Dr. Stacey Slater

Lisa Roberts Gillan – Dr. Maynard

Noah Silverman – Timothy Spencer (14)

David Schallipp – Timothy Spencer (10)

Jan Uczkowski – Kyle Spencer (17)

Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick – Kyle Spencer (14)

Julian Murdoch – Jessie (10)

Jack McCarthy – Jessie (6)

Gabriel Rush – Frank

Neal Huff – James

Tony Gillan – Principal Collins

The Creative Team



Jonathan Bucari, Writer/Director & Producer

Jonathan Bucari is an award winning writer/director best known for Illness (2013), The Sacrificial Lamb (2011), and No Letting Go (2015). He has received numerous awards for Illness, which was nominated 19 times in 3 countries. Jonathan grew up in Paris, France and graduated from the ESRA Cinema School with a Bachelor’s degree in Editing and a Master’s in Advanced Screenwriting in New York.



Carina Rush, Producer

Most recently the producer for the Award winning “short film with a BIG MESSAGE” called ILLNESS (2013), Carina has over 20 years of experience in the Arts and Entertainment industry. As an actor, she worked in theater (Broadway, Tours and Regional), TV (Episodic, Documentaries and Soaps) and Feature Films.



Randi Silverman, Producer/Writer

Over the past ten years, Randi Silverman has organized and led community-based campaigns and support groups on the issue of child and adolescent mental health. As the mother of a child with a mental health disorder, she has experienced first-hand the challenges and struggles faced by families with a loved one who struggles with mental illness.