The Trial (1962)

The Trial (1962)

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Orson Welles' adaptation of Franz Kafka's surrealist thriller. An unassuming office worker (Anthony Perkins) is arrested by a remote authority, but is never made aware of his charges.

1962Rating: PG119 minsUSA
Thriller

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The Trial (1962) | Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

At best, it is another demonstration of the camera vers atility of Mr. Welles; at worse, a further Kafka demonstration extending to the demanding medium of the screen.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Above all a visual achievement, an exuberant use of camera placement and movement and inventive lighting.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Overwhelmingly bleak, but exciting cinema.

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The Trial (1962) | Release Details

The Trial (1962) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and AroVision.