The Trial


2h 1993

Brief Synopsis

Set in Prague pre World War I, the life of a successful young banker collapses when he's arrested on unexplained criminal charges.

Film Details

Also Known As
Trial
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Bbc Films; Corbett & Keene; Pangea Media Group; Set Meals
Distribution Company
Fox Lorber Home Video
Location
Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Set in Prague pre World War I, the life of a successful young banker collapses when he's arrested on unexplained criminal charges.

Crew

Pavel Backovsky

Cashier (Czechoslovakia)

Jan Balzer

Production Supervisor (Barrandov Studios)

Stephen Banks

Other

Jaroslav Baroch

Grip (Czechoslovakia)

Marie-gabrielle Blake

Other

John Bush

Set Decorator

Milan Bycek

Construction Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Jarmila Cajova

Assistant Location Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Pavol Caslavsky

Gaffer (Czechoslovakia)

Jaroslav Cesal

Props (Czechoslovakia)

Lenka Chocova

Wardrobe Assistant (Czechoslovakia)

Lubos Cizek

Unit Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Cecilia Coleshaw

Continuity

Reneiro Compostella

Executive Producer

Sarah Daman

Other

Carl Davis

Music

Leo Davis

Casting (United Kingdom)

Debra Deaville

Publicist (Bbc)

Jacmel Dent

Other

Miroslav Dolezal

Other

Vaclav Eisenhamer

Production Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Jasper Fforde

Other

Bob Freeman

Grip

Judith Gill-dougherty

Assistant Makeup Design

Jim Greenhorn

Sound

Marie Grochova

Other

Petr Hartl

Casting Director (Czechoslovakia)

Roman Hodek

Grip (Czechoslovakia)

Jim Holloway

Art Director

Dasa Horevajova

Assistant Unit Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Theresa Hughes

Assistant Costume Designer

Ellen Irving

Production Assistant (To Jobi Kaeger)

Kobi Jaeger

Executive Producer

Martina Janouchova

Interpreter Costumes (Czechoslovakia)

Bohumil Kadlec

Props Master (Czechoslovakia)

Franz Kafka

Source Material

Jan Kalousek

Interpreter Art Department (Czechoslovakia)

Jiri Kasl

Other

Zdenek Klika

Makeup Artist (Czechoslovakia)

Jan Klima

Props (Czechoslovakia)

Vaclav Korcik

Assistant (Czechoslovakia)

Martin Kuk

Location Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Miroslav Lux

Other

John S. Lyons

Casting (New York)

Martin Maly

1st Assistant Art Director (Czechoslovakia)

Zdenek Manych

Boom Operator/Driver (Czechoslovakia)

Louis Marks

Producer

Jiri Matolin

Art Director (Czechoslovakia)

Philip Meheux

Director Of Photography

Simon Mein

Stills Photographer

Anna Mejtska

Assistant Editor (Czechoslovakia)

Jan Mensfk

2nd Assistant Director (Czechoslovakia)

Vera Mirova

Wardrobe Mistress (Czechoslovakia)

Barry Moll

Construction Coordinator

Carolyn Montagu

Associate Producer

Stanislav Mrazek

Other

Morag Naylor

Head Of Business Affairs (Bbc)

Anushia Nieradzik

Costume Designer

Jiff Nosek

Electrician (Czechoslovakia)

Jiri Ostry

1st Assistant Director (Czechoslovakia)

Geoffrey Paget

Production Executive (Screen Two)

Eva Paleckova

Other

Harold Pinter

Screenwriter

Ray Potter

Bestboy

Terry Potter

Gaffer

Jaroslav Pour

Assistant Location Manager (Czechoslovakia)

Kate Power

Production Coordinator

Petr Prosa

Props (Czechoslovakia)

Chris Round

Boom Operator

Martin Rus

2nd Assistant Art Director (Czechoslovakia)

John Rushton

Production Accountant

Katherine Schauer

Production Manager

Alena Sedova

Hairdresser (Czechoslovakia)

Mark Shivas

Executive Producer

Jaromir Simek

Electrician (Czechoslovakia)

P J Simpson

2nd Assistant Director

Patricie Soptenkova

Wardrobe Assistant (Czechoslovakia)

John Stothart

Editor

Petr Svoboda

Electrician (Czechoslovakia)

Don Taylor

Production Designer

Martin Tlamicha

Props (Czechoslovakia)

Deanne Turner

Makeup Design

Jana Vocetkova

Production Accountant (Czechoslovakia)

David Vrba

Dresser (Kyle Maclachlan) (Czechoslovakia)

Helen Whitehead

Assistant Editor

Jake Wright

1st Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Trial
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Bbc Films; Corbett & Keene; Pangea Media Group; Set Meals
Distribution Company
Fox Lorber Home Video
Location
Barrandov Studios, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States April 22, 1994

Released in United States Fall November 24, 1993

Released in United States January 1993

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 26 - September 6, 1993.

Based on "The Trial" written by Franz Kafka and published in 1925.

Franz Kafka's novel was adapted for the screen by Orson Welles in 1962, with Anthony Perkins as the main character, "K."

Began shooting March 23, 1992.

Completed shooting May 25, 1992.

Project is the first of several for Santa Ana Productions, the US subsidiary of EuroPanda, which is a joint venture with the Santa Valeria Group, an industrial and financial public company based in Milan.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 26 - September 6, 1993.)

Released in United States April 22, 1994 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Released in United States Fall November 24, 1993

Released in United States January 1993 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival January 21-31, 1993.)