Play Dates

July 16 – 19    New York, NY    FILM FORUM

The Trial Play Dates


France/West Germany/Italy, 1962
Director: Orson Welles
Producer: Alexander Salkind, Michael Salkind, Robert Florat
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, Orson Welles
Screenwriter: Orson Welles, Pierre Cholot
Based on the novel by Franz Kafka
Cinematography: Edmond Richard
Music: Jean Ledrut
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Language: English
Running Time: 119 minutes

Josef K. (Anthony Perkins) is accused of an unspecified crime and shambles through a series of bizarre encounters in an attempt to clear his name in the face of a hellish bureaucracy. 

Awards and Recognition:
Best Film (French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1964)

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