The Trial (1993 film)

The Trial

DVD cover
Directed by David Jones
Produced by Louis Marks
Jan Balzer
Written by Harold Pinter
Franz Kafka (novel)
Music by Carl Davis
Cinematography Phil Méheux
Edited by John Stothart
Distributed by Angelika Films
Release dates
24 November 1993 (1993-11-24)
Running time
120 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office $119,267[1]

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.

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.

The film was shot in Prague and Kutná Hora.


  • Václav Jakoubek as Small boy
  • Patrick Godfrey as Court usher
  • Andrew Tiernan as Berthold
  • Jirí Schmitzer as Thin defendant
  • Don Henderson as Flogger
  • Martin Faltyn as Clerk
  • Robert Lang as K's uncle
  • Jan Laibl as Chief clerk
  • Linda Rybová as Titorelli's girl (credited as Lynda Rybova)
  • Sabina Remundova as Titorelli's girl
  • Lucie Bartonova as Titorelli's girl
  • Klára Jandová as Titorelli's girl
  • Nicolle Gavlasova as Titorelli's girl
  • Julie Herrerova as Titorelli's girl
  • John Woodvine as Herr Deimen
  • Reniero Compostella as Signor Rossi
  • Lena Birková as Bookstall woman
  • Karel Augusta as Executioner
  • Petr Drozda as Executioner
  • Vladimir Tausinger as Policeman
  • Petr Skarke as Man in the window
  • Jean Stapleton as Landlady (uncredited)

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