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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, October 11, 1998 6.1 10 4
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Social Issue, Foreign/Exotic Location, Murder and Murder Mystery
  • Based On: Crime and Punishment written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the classic by Fyodor Dostoevsky. In 1856, a poor Russian student turns to a local pawnbroker when he is in desperate need of money. She gives him a hardly nothing for his possessions which leads him to believe she's evil--then kills her and her sister with an ax. The inspector assigned to the case doggedly tracks him down and eventually breaks his will and forces him to confess.


Production Company:

  • Hallmark Entertainment IAW NBC Studios

Production Type:

  • Independent
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