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A.k.a.
The Trial
Year
1962
Runtime
119 min.
Director
Orson Welles
Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
7.6
Votes *
15,056
Checks
3,247
Favs
368
Dislikes
44
Favs/checks
11.3% (1:9)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. alexbergmans's avatar

    alexbergmans

    Went to the video store and asked where this film was. The employee told me it was in the special "Kafka" section and motioned toward a doorway. The employee also noted that I could not go through at the present time. I suppose I will be allowed to enter sooner or later... 9 years 11 months ago
  2. V012's avatar

    V012

    The combination of Welles and Kafka works interstingly. An underrated film with fascinatingly surreal atmospheric power and genuine Kafkaseque material 10 years 11 months ago
  3. ChrisReynolds's avatar

    ChrisReynolds

    Brilliant camerawork, lighting and acting. A powerful film though I think changing the ending was a mistake and doesn't fit the tone of the story. 9 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #88 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  2. This movie ranks #93 in iCheckMovies's 1960s Top 100
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  3. This movie ranks #143 in 366 Weird Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #153 in Butler's Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  5. This movie ranks #254 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  6. This movie ranks #508 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  7. This movie ranks #625 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  8. This movie ranks #716 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  9. This movie ranks #766 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  10. This movie ranks #1449 in The Criterion Collection
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