Crime and Punishment

Synopsis: A man who is haunted by a murder he has committed
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Joseph Sargent
Production: Trimark
  1 nomination.
120 min

Okay. And you claim that your

mother didn't know the answer either.

Okay. So....

How do you explain your

perfect score on the quiz?

l guessed.

Okay. Well...

...then l guess my

recommendation would be...

...that you get a failing grade

on the work at question...

...and a three-hour detention.

-Why don't you just bust my kneecaps?

-That'll be enough, Mr. Caufield.

While your behaviour clearly violates

the letter of the honour code...

...l do not believe it is

in violation of the spirit.

Am l free to go, then?

Yes, you're free to go.

Mr. Caufield.

Let's let this be the last time

we see you before this committee.

Andie, would you wait for me

for a minute, please?


Principal Green,

l'm really sorry about earlier.

-l overreacted to the--

-No, that's not what this is about.

-Andie, l have news.


l was contacted this morning

by the Educational Testing Service.

Andie, your phenomenal

PSAT results...

...have placed you among the top

50,000 scorers in the country.

You have taken one giant step toward

a National Merit Scholarship.

lsn't that fantastic?


Andie, what's wrong?

You seem stunned.

No. No, no. lt's just....

Well, it's just--

Yeah, l'm a little stunned.


No. No. No! Look!

Pacey, last time you were here... left water rings

on my deco coffee table.

Mom and Dad just wanted me

to bring you something.

Yeah? What?


-Look, what are you doing?

-l'm moving in, bro.

-Wait. Excuse me?

-You heard me. l'm moving in.

Dad gave me a check to give to you.

lt's like a security deposit

in case l break your stereo.

You're not touching my stereo,

because you're not moving in with me.

Not now, not ever.

This is not Party of Five.

Come on. You can't make me

go back to that house.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (English: ; Russian: Фёдор Михайлович Достоевский, tr. Fyódor Mikháylovich Dostoyévskiy, IPA: [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj] ( listen); 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of realistic philosophical and religious themes. He began writing in his 20s, and his first novel, Poor Folk, was published in 1846 when he was 25. His most acclaimed works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872) and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Dostoevsky's oeuvre consists of 11 novels, three novellas, 17 short stories and numerous other works. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychologists in world literature. His 1864 novella Notes from Underground is considered to be one of the first works of existentialist literature. Born in Moscow in 1821, Dostoevsky was introduced to literature at an early age through fairy tales and legends, and through books by Russian and foreign authors. His mother died in 1837 when he was 15, and around the same time, he left school to enter the Nikolayev Military Engineering Institute. After graduating, he worked as an engineer and briefly enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, translating books to earn extra money. In the mid-1840s he wrote his first novel, Poor Folk, which gained him entry into St. Petersburg's literary circles. Arrested in 1849 for belonging to a literary group that discussed banned books critical of "Tsarist Russia", he was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted at the last moment. He spent four years in a Siberian prison camp, followed by six years of compulsory military service in exile. In the following years, Dostoevsky worked as a journalist, publishing and editing several magazines of his own and later A Writer's Diary, a collection of his writings. He began to travel around western Europe and developed a gambling addiction, which led to financial hardship. For a time, he had to beg for money, but he eventually became one of the most widely read and highly regarded Russian writers. His books have been translated into more than 170 languages. Dostoevsky was influenced by a wide variety of philosophers and authors including Pushkin, Gogol, Augustine, Shakespeare, Dickens, Balzac, Lermontov, Hugo, Poe, Plato, Cervantes, Herzen, Kant, Belinsky, Hegel, Schiller, Solovyov, Bakunin, Sand, Hoffmann, and Mickiewicz. His writings were widely read both within and beyond his native Russia and influenced an equally great number of later writers including Russians like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Anton Chekhov as well as philosophers such as Friedrich Nietzsche and Jean-Paul Sartre. more…

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