The Brothers Karamazov



There have been several film adaptations of The Brothers Karamazov. They include:

  • The Brothers Karamazov (1915 silent film, lost, directed by Victor Tourjansky)[43]
  • Die Brüder Karamasoff (1921, directed by Carl Froelich)[44]
  • Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff (1931, directed by Erich Engels & Fyodor Otsep, starring Fritz Kortner, Anna Sten)[45]
  • I fratelli Karamazoff (1947, directed by Giacomo Gentilomo)[46]
  • The Brothers Karamazov (1958, directed by Richard Brooks, starring Yul Brynner and William Shatner)
  • The Brothers Karamazov (1969, directed by Kirill Lavrov, Ivan Pyryev and Mikhail Ulyanov)
  • The Brothers Karamazov (1969, directed by Marcel Bluwal)


A Russian 12-episode mini-series was produced in 2009, and is considered to be as close to the book as possible.[47]

The Japanese drama Karamazov no Kyodai (2013, created by Misato Sato)[48] is a modern retelling of the book.[48][49] [50]

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