The Karamazovs


1h 43m 2008

Brief Synopsis

About a theater troupe from Prague that is putting on a production of "The Brothers Karamazov" at a Polish steel mill. The stage production brings the father, Fyodor Karamazov, back from the grave to confront his sons about his murder. The play slowly reveals each son's role in his father's death, w

Film Details

Also Known As
Bracia Karamazow, Brothers Karamazov, The, I fratelli Karamazov, Karamazov Brothers, Karamazovi, Karamazovs
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Eurimages
Distribution Company
Asociacia Slovenskych Filmovych Klubov (Asfk); Cinemart; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.
Location
Poland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

About a theater troupe from Prague that is putting on a production of "The Brothers Karamazov" at a Polish steel mill. The stage production brings the father, Fyodor Karamazov, back from the grave to confront his sons about his murder. The play slowly reveals each son's role in his father's death, while offstage the characters' stories interlace and begin to reflect the themes portrayed on stage.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bracia Karamazow, Brothers Karamazov, The, I fratelli Karamazov, Karamazov Brothers, Karamazovi, Karamazovs
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Eurimages
Distribution Company
Asociacia Slovenskych Filmovych Klubov (Asfk); Cinemart; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.
Location
Poland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Award of International Film Critics (FIPRESCI) and co-recipient of the Official Selection Special Mention at the 2008 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Released in United States 2009

Released in United States July 2008

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Official Selection - Competition) July 4-12, 2008.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.

The film is an adaptation of a Czech stage version of the novel "The Brothers Karamazov" written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, using the same cast from the play.

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 21-June 14, 2009.)

Released in United States July 2008 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Official Selection - Competition) July 4-12, 2008.)