The Trial

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  • NR
  • 2008
  • 2 hr
  • 7.8  (19,879)

Joseph K is a bureaucrat who awakens one morning to find intruders in his apartment. They claim to be policemen and inform him that he's on trial. However, his crime remains unspecified and he is not arrested. Joseph's landlady knows nothing and cannot help him. Later at the office, events take further disorienting and bewildering turns. That night, Joseph is abducted at the opera and brought before a judge. The situation get worse from there. With its nightmarish atmosphere, The Trial shows a surreal portrait of bureaucracy run amok. This film is Orson Welles' classic adaptation of Franz Kafka's story.

The Trial
The Trial
The Trial

Trailer - 3 min 53 sec

Description
Joseph K is a bureaucrat who awakens one morning to find intruders in his apartment. They claim to be policemen and inform him that he's on trial. However, his crime remains unspecified and he is not arrested. Joseph's landlady knows nothing and cannot help him. Later at the office, events take further disorienting and bewildering turns. That night, Joseph is abducted at the opera and brought before a judge. The situation get worse from there. With its nightmarish atmosphere, The Trial shows a surreal portrait of bureaucracy run amok. This film is Orson Welles' classic adaptation of Franz Kafka's story.

The Trial is a 2008 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8.

Where to Watch The Trial

The Trial is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download on demand at Fandor. Some platforms allow you to rent The Trial for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2008
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (19,879)