The Brothers Karamazov (1921 film)

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The Brothers Karamazov
Directed by Carl Froelich
Dimitri Buchowetzki
Produced by Paul Ebner
Maxim Galitzenstein
Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel)
Starring Fritz Kortner
Bernhard Goetzke
Emil Jannings
Werner Krauss
Cinematography Otto Tober
Distributed by UFA
Release dates
20 July 1921
Country Germany
Language Silent
German intertitles

The Brothers Karamazov (German:Die Brüder Karamasoff) is a 1921 German silent drama film directed by Carl Froelich and an uncredited Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Fritz Kortner, Bernhard Goetzke and Emil Jannings. It is an adaptation of the 1880 novel The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky.[1]



  1. ^ Rollberg p.123


  • Rollberg, Peter. Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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