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The Trial (1993)

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Franz Kafka's classic tale of Josef K., a bank clerk who is placed on trial for an unnamed, unknowable crime, is given a faithful, if not overly literal, treatment in this drama. Knowing only that he has been charged, Josef naturally sets out to defend himself, but soon finds himself deeply mired in a battle against an incomprehensible government bureaucracy. Following Orson Welles's adaptation of the book by some three decades, director David Jones chooses to avoid the earlier film's

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The trial was sitting through this film

September 20, 2002
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Did anyone completely get this film? It's possibly one of the strangest films I have ever seen and I've not yet worked out, whether I liked or disliked it.

Fans of Anthony Hopkins beware, the dvd cover blatently shows Anthony Hopkins, but he appears in the film for about 5 minutes.

This is one you definitely have to make your own mind up with.
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