This second film adaptation of Franz Kafka's 1925 novel (Orson Welles' version had appeared more than 30 years previously) emphasizes the themes of generational conflict and sexual guilt, with a touch of Central European posturing thrown in for good measure.
Prague, 1912. A week after being mysteriously arrested and then released by two policemen, bank clerk Josef K (Kyle MacLachlan) is summoned to a court hearing where, unable to make sense of what is happening, he berates the Examining Magistrate (Trevor Peacock) and the legal system. When Josef
returns a week later, the court is not in session, but he does encounter the wife (Catherine Neilson) of the court...