Crime and Punishment Crime et Chatiment 1935
Crime and Punishment ★★★★ Crime et Chatiment 1935
Original French production (preceding the American version by just one week) of Dostoyevski's novel, the tale of a young murderer, his crime, and ultimately, his confession. Generally considered better than the American version, the French throw out all that is not dramatic, keeping the psychology and suspense. Remade in 1958. French with subtitles. 110m/B VHS . Harry Baur, Pierre Blanchar, Madeleine Ozeray, Marcelle Geniat, Lucienne Lemarchand; D: Pierre Chenal; W: Marcel Ayme, Chenal, Christian Stengel, Wladimir Strijewski; M: Arthur Honegger.