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The Trial (1962 film) - Director, Orson Welles - Writer, Franz Kafka

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The Trial (1962 film)

DVD box art from the latest restoration by Studio Canal/Universal Pictures
Orson Welles
Alexander Salkind
Orson Welles
Franz Kafka (novel)
Anthony Perkins
Orson Welles
Jeanne Moreau
Romy Schneider
Akim Tamiroff
Elsa Martinelli
Edmond Richard
Astor Pictures Corporation
December 21, 1962
118 minutes
US$1.3 Million
The Trial is a 1962 film directed by Orson Welles, who also wrote the screenplay based on the novel of the same name by Franz Kafka. Welles stated in a 1962 interview with the BBC that "The Trial is the best film I have ever made."[1] The film begins with Welles narrating Kafka's parable "Before the Law" to pinscreen scenes created by the artist Alexandre Alexeieff. Anthony Perkins stars as Josef K., a bureaucrat who is accused of a never-specified crime, and Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, and Elsa Martinelli play women who become involved in various ways in Josef's trial and life. Welles plays the Advocate, Josef's lawyer and the film's principal antagonist. The Trial was filmed in Europe and has been praised for its creative set designs and cinematography, especially Welles's uses of unique angles and focus.[2] The film is now in the public domain, and as such has never received an official home video release.

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