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The Trial (Le procès) (1962)

The Trial
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Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins
Josef K.
Arnoldo Foà Arnoldo Foà
Inspector A
Jess Hahn Jess Hahn
Second Assistant Inspector
Billy Kearns Billy Kearns
First Assistant Inspector
Madeleine Robinson Madeleine Robinson
Mrs. Grubach
Jeanne Moreau Jeanne Moreau
Marika Burstner
Maurice Teynac Maurice Teynac
Deputy Manager
Naydra Shore Naydra Shore

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Pierre Cholot Pierre Cholot


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4 years, 1 month ago at Jul 19 3:37
Orson Welles's The Trial is one disturbing, but hauntingly beautiful film. After years of having studio interference with many of his movies from the Magnificent Ambersons onwards, Welles finally had complete control and (admittedly) really went for broke with this film! It's about as opposite from a mainstream studio film as you'll ever find, with a constantly wandering narrative that really goes... read more
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Josef K. wakes up in the morning and finds the police in his room. They tell him that he is on trial but nobody tells him what he is accused of. In order to find out about the reason of this accusation and to protest his innocence, he tries to look behind the facade of the judicial system. But since this remains fruitless, there seems to be no chance for him to escape from this Kafkaesque nightmare.
Release date: 2 April 1963
UPC: 014381593327
Tags: 1960s (9), Drama (7), Thriller (6), 1962 (6), Based On Novel (5), Courtroom (5), Based On Book (4), Mystery (4), Psychological (3), Confusion (3), Rent (3), Dystopia (3), Enigma (3), Twist (3), Franz Kafka (3), Dvd Bad (2), Kafka (2), Bw (2), Anthony Perkins (2), Oppression (2)
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