The Karamazovs

The Karamazovs  {Karamazovi}
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The Karamazovs
Czech Republic, 2008, 100 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Poland
North American Premiere
Topic: Drama
Program: Awards Buzz
Language: Czech, Polish English Sub-Titles

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film; FIPRESCI Winner

The play's the thing — but not everything — in this meta movie, which features a Czech theater company presenting a stage adaptation of Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov, and offers sophisticated interplay between novel, play, film and "real" life.

DIRECTOR: Petr Zelenka
Producer: Cestmír Kopecký
Editor: Vladimír Barák
Screenwriter: Petr Zelenka
Cinematographer: Alexander Šurkala
Music: Jan A.P. Kaczmarek
Principal Cast: Ivan Trojan, Igor Chmela, Martin Myšicka, David Novotný, Rodek Holub
Filmography: Wrong Side Up (2005), Year of the Devil (2002), Buttoners (1997)

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