The Castle (1994 film)

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The Castle
DVD cover
Directed by Aleksei Balabanov
Produced by Sergei Selyanov
Written by Franz Kafka (novel)
Aleksei Balabanov
Starring Nikolay Stotsky
Svetlana Pismichenko
Viktor Sukhorukov
Anwar Libabov
Music by Sergey Kuryokhin
Release date
Running time
120 minutes
Country Russia / Germany / France
Language Russian

The Castle (Russian: Замок, translit. Zamok) is a 1994 film directed by Aleksei Balabanov. It is the second notable screen version of Kafka’s unfinished novel The Castle. It tells of an individual desperately trying to preserve his identity while struggling against sinister and invisible bureaucrats who rule the village from inside the titular castle. The picture is noted for costumes/sets design in bruegelian style, it won Best Art Direction and Best Costumes at the 1994 Nika Awards.[1]



External links[edit]

The Castle on IMDb