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Crime and Punishment (1951)
"Crimen y castigo" (original title)

 -  Drama | Crime  -  5 July 1951 (Mexico)
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An adaptation of Fiodor's Dostoievsky novel Crime and Punishment set in the XX Century Mexico. Ramón Bernal is a poor student in Mexico City that has abandoned his career when he receives a... See full summary »

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An adaptation of Fiodor's Dostoievsky novel Crime and Punishment set in the XX Century Mexico. Ramón Bernal is a poor student in Mexico City that has abandoned his career when he receives a letter informing him that his sister will marry a rich man. Thinking she will marry for money instead of love and feeling guilty about this he murders an old usurer to steal her money. With feelings of guilt he gets severely ill while his friend and family don't suspect he got anything to do with the murder, but as the murder investigation moves along inspector Porfirio Marín suspects about the student. Ramón also meets Sonia, a prostitute, and fells in love with her, the girl will teach her about regret and atonement. Written by Pencho15

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Decent adaptation of a literary masterpiece
17 September 2005 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I don't know why the rating for this movie is so low.Why did you,other 4 people, rated this so low? I think it does a good work adapting Dosteievsky's best known book (and one of my favorite novels) .You may think the movie simplifies the book, but in spite of that I think it's true to the novel's main theme.I think they made a good effort in recreating the atmospheres the Russian master describes. I really liked the way the movie ends, with Ramón, the Mexican Raskolnikov, simply saying "I killed" as he enters the police station.Finally, if it's true that this film is far from movie masterpieces from that era like "Los olvidados"; I believe it's still outstanding into it's Mexican golden age of movies context.


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