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Aki Kaurismäki

Rikos ja rangaistus (Crime and Punishment)

Edition 1988
93' - 1983 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: Finnish
Director: Aki Kaurismäki Composer: Pedro Hietanen With: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari
An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

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Aki Kaurismäki


Pedro Hietanen


Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari


Aki Kaurismäki, Pauli Pentti

Director of Photography

Timo Salminen


Veikko Aaltonen


Mika Kaurismäki

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Countries of production


Screenplay based on

"Crime and Punishment" (Fyodor Dostoevsky)




Aki Kaurismäki
The Saimaa Gesture (1981), Jackpot 2 (short, 1982), The Worthless (1982), Crime and Punishment (1983), The Clan - Tale of the Frogs (1984), Viimeiset rotannahat (1985), Calamari Union (1985), Rocky VI (short, 1986), Shadows in Paradise (1986), Hamlet Goes Business (1987), Ariel (1988), Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989), The Match Factory Girl (1990), I Hired a Contract Killer (1990), The Bohemian Life (1992), Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994), Total Balalaika Show (1994), Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994), Iron Horsemen (1994), Drifting Clouds (1996), Employment Agent (short, 1996), Juha (1999), Vera, nadezhda, krov' (2000), The Man Without a Past (2002), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002), Visions of Europe (2004), Lights in the Dusk (2006), To Each His Own Cinema (2007), The Foundry (short, 2007), Le Havre (2011), 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011), Centro Histórico (2012), O Tasqueiro (short, 2012), Juice Leskinen & Grand Slam: Bluesia Pieksämäen asemalla (short, 2013), The Other Side of Hope (2017), Fallen Leaves (2023)

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