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The Trial (1962) was a Black-and-white - Drama Film directed by Orson Welles and produced by Alexander Salkind.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7

By Alyson on Apr 23, 2021 From The Best Picture Project

Aaron Sorkin?s The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a compelling courtroom drama depicting the infamous trial of seven defendants charged with inciting a riot, conspiracy and other charges relating to their counter-culture movement and anti-Vietnam war protests. In 1968 a large protest took place in Chicag... Read full article

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018) s01e03 – The Trial of Sabrina Spellman

on Mar 23, 2020 From The Stop Button

No Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa script this episode, Ross Maxwell instead, which initially confirmed my idea about how the first two episodes were the extended pilot and now we?re getting into series proper. Actually, no, because this episode serves to set the series up to be, you know, a series. The epis... Read full article

The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

By Beatrice on Nov 11, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Trial of Joan of Arc?(Proc?s de Jeanne d’Arc) Directed by Robert Bresson Written by Robert Bresson from the transcript of the trial 1962/France Agnes Delahaie Productions First viewing/FilmStruck As with many of Bresson’s films, this is slow going but beautiful. Most of the dial... Read full article

The Trial (1962)

By Beatrice on Nov 2, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Trial Directed by Orson Welles Written by Orson Welles; adapted by Pierre Cholot from the novel by Franz Kafka 1962/France/West Germany/Italy Paris-Europa Productions/Hisa-Film/Finaciaria Cinematografica Italia First viewing/Netflix rental Joseph K.: I think that’s what the court wants ... Read full article

The Trial (1962)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 8, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Citizen Kane is so often lauded for the simple fact that never before had a director had so much creative control on a project and exercised it in such an unprecedented fashion, especially given the state of affairs in the Hollywood studio system. It’s an enigma, a stunning debut and really an... Read full article

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In the novel, K is killed with the knife, but Orson Welles felt that was inappropriate with the Holocaust in recent memory, so he changed it for the film.
Welles told Peter Bogdanovich in "This Is Orson Welles" that "there's not a single symbol" in "The Trial".
Orson Welles originally wanted Jackie Gleason to play the advocate. Welles was going to play the priest, which would have made the fable in the beginning be further justified.
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