The Trial

  • Orson Welles /
  • France, Italy, Germany, Yugoslavia /
  • 1962 /
  • 118 mins

Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, Elsa Martinelli, Suzanne Flon, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff, Madeleine Robinson / Fiction / English

Orson Welles’ unforgettably stylish take on the classic by Franz Kafka.

An important working relationship commenced when Welles cast Jeanne Moreau in this spiky, nightmarish take on Franz Kafka’s classic novel. The director would go on to work with her a further three times, and would refer to her as “the greatest actress in the world”. Costarring here with Anthony Perkins – fresh from his legendary turn in Psycho – Moreau plays the lady of the night who dwells next door to the mysteriously maligned Josef K.

2008 Archive

Image from The Trial

Book Tickets

Want to save for later?

Login or Register to add this movie to 'My EIFF'. Build a list of all the movies you want to see during the festival and share it with your friends!

Comments

Login or Register to post / report comments

There are currently no comments.

2014 Festival Diary:
June

M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30

Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.

Share this page

Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.

Find Films By Strand

EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.

What are the strands?

Featured Trailer