Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the eldest, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father, betrothed to Katya, herself lovely and rich.
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**1/2. It's difficult to develop in a single movie all the ideas developed by the writer in his novel. Here, money gets a lot of attention while religious matters are somewhat left in the background. Furthermore, I didn't feel the Russian soul at all. Almost already forgotten.