Andreicz, a man in his 50s suspects that his wife is cheating on him. He waits in the front of their house and wants to catch his spouse with her lover in the act. Suddenly he enters the ... See full summary »
Dostoevsky-inspired drama set in 1900s Prague about a bored arrogant playboy who spends time seducing other men's wives and dueling. He begins an affair with his friend's wife, but falls in love with her. She becomes pregnant. Is it his?
Raskolnikov, an impoverished ex-law student, kills an old pawnbroker and her sister, perhaps for money, perhaps to prove a theory about being above the law. He comes to police attention ... See full summary »
Bernardo Bertolucci, along with co-scenarist Gianni Amico, used Dostoievski's 1846, pre-imprisonment novella The Double: A Petersburg Poem, which they moved to Italy and updated to the pro-Vietcong student-protest present,
Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the eldest, an elegant ... See full summary »
A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.
Andreicz, a man in his 50s suspects that his wife is cheating on him. He waits in the front of their house and wants to catch his spouse with her lover in the act. Suddenly he enters the apartment, approaches a young woman and after a while he realizes that it's the wrong floor. But then the unknown woman's old husband enters and Andreicz has to hide under the bed. To his amazement, he's not the only one in the place... Written by