The Trial

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 118 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 30th March 1963

Distributed by: Gibraltar Films

Production compaines: Star Cinema Productions, ABS-CBN Film Productions

Reviews 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Fresh: 24 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.8 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: John Lloyd Cruz as Ronald, Enrique Gil as Martin Bien, Jessy Mendiola as Bessie Buenaventura, Gretchen Barretto as Amanda Bien, Vivian Velez as Lallie Lapiral, Richard Gomez as Julian Bien, Isay Alvarez as Atty. Patricia Celis, Benjamin Alves as Paco Sequia, Gee Canlas as Megan, Mon Confiado as Borta, Manuel Chua as Sheriff, Joy Viado as Dora, Nico Antonio as Paco's Friend, Heidi Arima as Courtroom Clerk, Jennifer Catayong as Comedy Bar Performer, Charmain Cornejo as Mean Girl, Thirdy Correa as Paco's Friend, Vincent de Jesus as Naldo Jimenez, Jessica Dizon as Miriam / Caloy, Angie Ferro as Judge Feliciana Nieves, Ruby Flores as DECS Auditor, Joe Gruta as Mang Pilo, Levi Ignacio as Buryong, Mikko Luna as Aljo, Lui Manansala as Mrs. Deputado, Alonzo Muhlach as Junjun, Cris Navarro as Paco's Friend, Luke Ocampo as Paco's Friend, Joey Orig as Paco's Friend, Manuel Papillera as Comedy Bar Performer, Pepita as Comedy Bar Performer, Maricar Reyes as Pia, Jericho Rodriguez as Jasper, Marc Tajanlangit as Renan, Kerbie Zamora as Bar Guy

The Trial Movie Review

Welles' adaptation of Kafka's famous work is one of his most innovative and bizarre, a trip through the surreal that would have done Kafka proud. Anthony Perkins is a solid choice as Josef K., the protagonist who's accused of and tried for a crime -- without ever being told what it is. His journey through the dystopic justice system (though rambling) has as many modern day analogues as ever, and The Trial's stunning visuals ensure you won't be able to look away.

Aka Le Procès.


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The Trial Rating

" Excellent "


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