Something to ponder in light of Vandover and the Brute. Gustav Hasford’s The Short-Timers formed the basis of this film, and it’s actually a much darker comedy than Kubrick’s adaptation, Full Metal Jacket. In any case the dualism Sgt. Joker invokes lies at the heart of Frank Norris’s novel.
Weirdly this story could also be a romantic comedy.
From the 1935 adaptation of Crime and Punishment, directed by Josef von Sternberg. Marian Marsh and Tala Birell (as Antonya).
This is a very basic definition:
These are all versions of Sonya Marmeladova
This image by Stefan Źechowski conveys some of the horror of Rodya’s nightmare. You can find more of his artwork here.