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TV-14 | | Drama | Episode aired 22 May 1979
Raskolnikov (John Hurt), a poor & isolated student, is sure of only one thing: all great men are above the law in all ways. Deeply in debt he puts his theory to the ultimate test: murder.

Director:

Michael Darlow

Writers:

Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Jack Pulman (dramatised by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Hurt ... Raskolnikov
Carinthia West Carinthia West ... Lizaveta
Beatrix Lehmann ... Pawnbroker
Simon Rouse ... Student in Tavern
Tom Wilkinson ... Cadet
Olwen Griffiths Olwen Griffiths ... Landlady
Anne Orwin ... Nastasya
Les Davidov Les Davidov ... Student in Hay Market
Tim Brown Tim Brown ... Student in Hay Market
Alan Downer Alan Downer ... Police Constable
Tziganka Tziganka ... The Gypsy Band
James Duggan ... Tavern Proprietor
Frank Middlemass ... Marmeladov
Siân Phillips ... Katerina Ivanovna
Fiona Glassbrook Fiona Glassbrook ... Polenka
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Raskolnikov (John Hurt), a poor & isolated student, is sure of only one thing: all great men are above the law in all ways. Deeply in debt he puts his theory to the ultimate test: murder.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1979 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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