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TV film of Steven Berkoff's stage adaption of Kafka's famous story in which a young man who is the sole financial supporter of his family until he awakes one morning in the form of a giant dung beetle and thereby becoming a nuisance to his family, who must now learn to rely upon themselves. Written by Scott Andrew Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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The New York production of "Metamorphosis" by Steven Berkoff opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York on March 6, 1989 and ran for 96 performances. Steven Berkoff wrote the teleplay based upon his stage play and starred in the filmed version, but not the stage play. See more »

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Tim Roth? The man can act.
29 November 2001 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

This is a very strange adaptation of a strange book. All in all it's not likely to appeal to people who are not fans of the book. It's a very strange taping of the play based off the book.

One thing that you should not miss is the performance that Tim Roth gives as Gregor Samsa, the man turned bug. His physical performance is especially worth watching. He becomes the bug with no costume or makeup and pulls it off very well. Watch him climb and swing and perform amazing physical feats. It's really rather impressive. Worth the watch.


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