Phoka Kirbishi, Papu (grandpa in the Laz language), 60, with one leg.
May, Phoka’s daughter from his first deceased wife Nadie, 20.
Ucha, nicknamed Mshiridon (in Laz, a swallow), Phoka’s son, 10.
Meriem-Havana, wife of Phoka Kirbishi, mother of Ucha, step-mother to May, 55, Jinji (fortune-teller in Laz).
Alfred Antopoulos, businessman from Vancouver, 60.
Helen Meyer, wife of Alfred Antopoulos, 65, loves a doll Klabautermann.
Yashar Badishi, nicknamed Swimming Island, has his own pontoon boat, 25.
Sebastian Radu (Maparvelishi), a fisherman from the Laz hamlet of Lazu which is located to the south of the seaport Constanta.
Ilfan Shishmanishi, captain of the Turkish coastguard patrol boat.
Khatije Shishmanishi, mother of Ilfan, 70.
Also Turkish and Georgian Laz people, and others.