Sonya and the Madman (1977)

Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Egypt  |  
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When a poor student kills an elderly female moneylender, he believes that he is some sort of revolutionary hero. It is quite a comedown for him when he is instead treated as a very ordinary murderer. This movie adapted its story from Dostoyevsky's famous novel Crime and Punishment, changing it to an Egyptian locale, but it otherwise remains remarkably true to its source.



criminal, killing, student