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The Karamazov Brothers (2008)

Karamazovi (original title)
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Credited cast:
Jerzy Michal Bozyk ...
Malgorzata Galkowska
Klára Lidová ...
Marek Matejka ...
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Jerzy Rogalski
Pavel Simcík ...
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24 April 2008 (Czech Republic)  »

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€1,000,000 (estimated)

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I have never read the book ....
9 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

... but the this movie certainly kept me wrapped up into the story. I realize the book & movie are not the same but the message is.

A traveling actor team produces a complex Dostoevsky story in a factory for the workers to see while working in the factory. Even the concept of this movie is complex. My only problem was the talking and English subtitles were often too fast to fully read. But most was easy to read.

With the actors and the workers being seen working and not working the space between real life and make believe life becomes muddled and maybe, just maybe, there is no space between the two. All is life and to live - all is work.

There is one character that suffers a loss or as the acting troupe suspects is this a setup by the director. We never find out! The end of all is always the same - death - and there is never a ticket to get in or out. And in this traveling theatre group there is no admission ticket either!

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