Trial, The (Region B BLU-RAY)
UK IMPORT Blu-Ray Disc Region B Locked. Will only play on ALL REGION BLU-RAY Players
Based on the novel by Franz Kafka, The Trial is a masterclass in tension-building and avant-garde filmmaking featuring outstanding performances from a stellar cast -- Anthony Perkins, Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau and Romy Schneider.
One morning, Josef K. (Perkins) is arrested but has no idea what crime he is accused of. Completely stunned, K. slowly finds himself trapped in a dehumanized nightmare and realizes he is the victim of a grotesque plot. He is accused by everyone, friends and enemies, until, worn down, he ends up doubting his own innocence.
Welles brilliantly captured the oppressive and nightmarish qualities of Kafka's fictional world. Using the cracked labyrinthine corridors of Paris' ruined Gare D'Orsay as his set, with icy black and white photography full of disorientating camera angles and unconventional use of focus, Welles' strikingly depicts the spider-and-fly games of an ineffectual man struggling against his inescapable fate. The Trial aptly illustrates why Welles is often cited as the greatest director of all time and on completing the film he himself stated "The Trial is the best film I have ever made".
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM COMPLETED BY L'IMMAGINE RITROVATA*
- NEW This is Orson Welles - Featurette
- Welles - Architect of Light - archival program with director of photography Edmond Richard
- Interview with actor and playwright Steven Berkoff
- Deleted Scene
- 4K Restoration Trailer
- Vintage Trailer
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature