The Trial (1993 film)

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The Trial
DVD cover
Directed byDavid Jones
Screenplay byHarold Pinter
Based onThe Trial
1925 play
by Franz Kafka
Produced byLouis Marks
Jan Balzer
CinematographyPhil Méheux
Edited byJohn Stothart
Music byCarl Davis
Distributed byAngelika Films
Release date
24 November 1993 (1993-11-24)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office$0.2 million (UK/US)

The Trial is a 1993 film made by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) based on Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of Franz Kafka's 1925 novel The Trial.[1]

Directed by David Jones and produced by Jan Balzer and Louis Marks, the film stars Kyle MacLachlan and has cameo appearances by several prominent British actors including Anthony Hopkins, Juliet Stevenson, Alfred Molina, David Thewlis, and Michael Kitchen.[2]

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The film was shot in Prague and Kutná Hora.[3]


The film grossed £58,000 in the United Kingdom.[4] In the United States and Canada it grossed $119,267.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Trial (1993)". BFI.
  2. ^ "The Trial (1993) - David Hugh Jones | Cast and Crew | AllMovie" – via
  3. ^ "Czech filming locations and movies filmed in the Czech Republic".
  4. ^ "UK films and co-productions". Screen International. 14 January 1994. p. 50.
  5. ^ "The Trial". Box Office Mojo.

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