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Crime and Punishment (2002)

Living in squalor, a former student and loner (Raskolnikov) murders an old pawnbroker woman in order to confirm his hypothesis that certain individuals can pretermit morality in the pursuit of something greater.

Director:

Julian Jarrold

Writers:

Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Tony Marchant
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Simm ... Raskolnikov
Ian McDiarmid ... Porfiry
Shaun Dingwall ... Razhumikin
Geraldine James ... Pulcheria
Kate Ashfield ... Dounia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lara Belmont ... Sonya Marmeladova
Mark Benton ... Zosimov
Birgitta Bernhard ... Landlady
Leo Bill ... Drinker
Gemma Bourne Gemma Bourne ... Katerina's child
Matthew Bowyer ... Drunk
Leanne Campbell ... Patron
Katrin Cartlidge ... Katerina Ivanovna
Alice Connor ... Polya
Evelyn Doggart Evelyn Doggart ... Prostitute
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Storyline

Living in squalor, a former student and loner (Raskolnikov) murders an old pawnbroker woman in order to confirm his hypothesis that certain individuals can pretermit morality in the pursuit of something greater.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bűn és bűnhődés See more »

Filming Locations:

St. Petersburg, Russia

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Raskolnikov: Time to go.
Dounia: To turn yourself in?
Raskolnikov: Yes. But i don't know why.
Dounia: Because by taking your suffering, you'll be taking away half your crime.
Raskolnikov: Crime? Some crime. I killed a filthy old money lender, Dounia. A louse! I'm only going to confess because... I'm a coward. A mediocrity.
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Version of Crime and Punishment (1935) See more »

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Amazing film
25 March 2012 | by ahmadmosabbehSee all my reviews

That review criticizing Dostoevsky (the one above with one star) is absolute garbage. This movie is spot on with the book and the book itself is mind-blowing. To describe it in the 1000 word limit this review imposes would be a grave injustice. The film is so long that it is split into two parts, all because the director wanted the film to stand true to the novel. You will find no substantial omissions from the book in this film. I'd like to see the ignoramus who gave that review direct me to the novel he/she wrote. Put your money where your mouth is. It seems highly arrogant to me that one should go out of his way to search the internet for this IMDb page just to rant on Dostoevsky and how much his work sucks. Get a life.


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