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The Castle (1997)

Das Schloß (original title)
When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.

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When a land surveyor arrives at a small snowy village, local authorities refuse to allow him to advance to the nearby castle. Increasingly complicated bureaucratic obstacles arise.

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Based on Franz Kafka's novel "The Castle". See more »

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Version of The Castle (1968) See more »

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Extremely Unusual
12 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an extremely unusual adaptation of an unfinished novel. The breaks in Kafka's manuscript are actually left in the movie. This is surrealism to the max!


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