Karamazovi (The Karamazovs) (The Karamazov Brothers)
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Karamazovi (The Karamazovs) (The Karamazov Brothers)
A film that examines the relationships between lives on both sides of the proscenium, Petr Zelenka's Karamazovi finds a Prague-based theatrical ensemble arriving in Krakow, Poland - where its members prepare to mount a stage production of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov. The central catch behind this unusual production is the locale: the play will be conducted at the local steelworks. Zelenka's central narrative crisscrosses two spheres of reality - the documentary-like sphere of the actors playing the characters, and the more traditional cinematic narrative involving… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The phenomenal legit performances are alone worth the price of admission, but a side story involving the troupe at a festival in Poland adds extra weight and underlines the timelessness of Dostoyevsky's themes."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, Variety
"The devil's in the steel mill."
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
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