The Trial

Film adaptations

  • In the 1962 film adaptation by Orson Welles, Josef K. is played by Anthony Perkins and The Advocate by Welles.
  • Martin Scorsese's 1985 film After Hours contains a scene adapted from "Before the Law", in which the protagonist is trying to get into a nightclub named Club Berlin.[16]
  • The 1993 film of The Trial was based on Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation and starred Kyle MacLachlan as Josef K. and Anthony Hopkins as The Priest.[17]
  • The 2017 science fiction film Blade Runner 2049 features a protagonist named Agent K, who is referred to as "Joe" .[18]

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