Films & Other Videos
Films with: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
- Hakuchi Idiot /
- Based on Dostoyevsky's fable of a holy fool, this story which takes place in Hokkaido in the winter is about a man who returns home after a stay in an asylum. He is being drawn toward Christianity, his antagonist is an anarchist.
- DVD 6386
- Idīot Idiot /
- Upon Prince Myshkin's return to St. Petersburg from an asylum in Switzerland, he becomes beguiled by the lovely young Aglaya, daughter of a wealthy father. But his deepest emotion is for the wanton, Nastassya. The choices all are forced to make lead to great tragedy.
- DVD 4328
- Notes from underground
- A disturbingly aliented man becomes obsessed with a troubled, sexually abused young woman.
- DVD 3232
- "A solitary philosophy student steers his directionless life toward the commission of a violent crime, spurred on by postmodern musings and a post-Soviet order characterized by growing inequality, institutional corruption and a ruthless ethic of 'eat or be eaten.' Inspired by Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, director Darezhan Omirbayev roots his nameless student in the losing segment of Kazakhstan's new capitalist era, whose population watches the rich rise above common legal proscriptions and old-fashioned communal values. Omirbayev's brooding protagonist may prove the willing student of the age, but he alone reckons with the consequences of his actions..." --
- DVD 10223