International co-production by René Seegers about the turbulent life of the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881). Dostoyevsky's publisher forces him to complete his latest book The Gambler - dealing with his days as a gambling addict - within twenty-seven days. If not, the sanction is that he will lose all rights to his previous works.
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