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Crime and Punishment (1998)

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A man who is haunted by a murder he committed.

Director:

Joseph Sargent

Writers:

Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), David Stevens (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Rodya Raskolnikov
Ben Kingsley ... Porfiry
Julie Delpy ... Sonia Marmeladova
Eddie Marsan ... Dimitri
Lili Horváth Lili Horváth ... Dounia (as Lili Horvath)
Etela Pardo Etela Pardo ... Pulcheria
József Gyabronka József Gyabronka ... Louzhin (as Jozsef Gyabronka)
Richard Bremmer ... Arkady
Carole Nimmons Carole Nimmons ... Marfa
Penny Downie ... Katerina
Michael Mehlmann ... Semyon
Sara Toth Sara Toth ... Polyenka
István Gass István Gass ... Kolya
Enikõ Détár Enikõ Détár ... Elizaveta (as Eniko Detar)
Maria Charles Maria Charles ... Alena
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Storyline

A man who is haunted by a murder he committed.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2 episodes) | (DVD) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Since this movie was shot using many Hungarian actors and actresses, the non-Hungarians were taught to speak their English lines with a Hungarian accent to add uniformity to the dialogue. See more »

Alternate Versions

Recut from 120 to 87 minutes in some European versions. See more »

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Version of Crime and Punishment (1970) See more »

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A TV Movie Worth Watching for a Change
30 April 1999 | by mieshkaSee all my reviews

I have to admit that for a TV movie, I wasn't expecting much out of Crime and Punishment. However, as an avid reader of Dostoevsky, I felt I had to give it a chance. I read Crime and Punishment three years ago, and I loved it and welcomed the chance to see it acted out. I was pleasantly surprised! This was a wonderful adaptation of the novel. It stayed true to the wonderful storyline most of the time, and it was superbly acted. I don't know much about Russia in the nineteenth century, but this film really captured the time and really made me feel like I was there. It is certainly a great work, and anyone who loves Dostoevsky should see it.


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