The Trial

Orson Welles' darkly comic 1963 adaptation of Kafka's paranoid fable is still visually stunning, with an unforgettable performance by Anthony Perkins as the hapless Josef K, placed on trial for reasons unknown. "He's guilty as sin," was Welles' verdict, and so Perkins plays it all the way as a shifty, twitchy ball of nerves. Superb.

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Orson Welles’ darkly comic 1963 adaptation of Kafka’s paranoid fable is still visually stunning, with an unforgettable performance by Anthony Perkins as the hapless Josef K, placed on trial for reasons unknown. “He’s guilty as sin,” was Welles’ verdict, and so Perkins plays it all the way as a shifty, twitchy ball of nerves. Superb.

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