pt. 2 The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы, translit. Bratya Karamazovy) is a 1969 Soviet film directed by Kirill Lavrov, Ivan Pyryev and Mikhail Ulyanov. It is based on the eponymous novel by the famous Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.