IN THE BEGINNING

“It would be interesting to know what it is men are most afraid of. Taking a new step, uttering a new word is what they fear most.… But I am talking too much. It’s because I chatter that I do nothing.” 
Almost two years ago today the five key personnel assembled here for the very first discussions regarding making the film Crime & Punishment. Andrew O’Keefe (Screenriter / Director), Tuuli Forward (producer), Steve Jablonski (Producer), Mark Morris (Cinematographer) and Lee Mason (Raskolnikov) all met over beers, like Marmelade at the tavern. For every filmmaker must have somewhere to turn, so we turned to Dostoevsky. There was no script, no budget, no team only a new idea…