The Trials of Franz Kafka

United States, 1973

Film
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An interpretation of the trials of childhood, youth, and tragic adulthood which Kafka described in his novels and stories, photographed in the author’s native Prague. Displays an understanding of modern man’s anxiety and alienation. English version adapted by Harold Mantell Inc. Narrated by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Credits

producer

Harold Mantell

production company

Harold Mantell Inc

Kratky Film

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29733

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Prague (Czech Republic)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Literature - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child development

Literature → Authors

Literature → Czech literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Kafka, Franz

Literature → Literature - Study and teaching

Literature → Literature, Comparative - Themes, motives

People → Kafka, Franz

Places → Prague (Czech Republic)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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