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The Insurance Man ()


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Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually... See more »

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Franz (old)
Alan MacNaughtan ...
Doctor (as Alan MacNaughton)
Robert Hines ...
Franz (young)
Diana Rayworth ...
Landlady
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Old Man in Dyeworks
Phil Hearne ...
Workmen
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Workmen
Ronan Wilmot ...
Factory Doctor
Jill Frudd ...
Nurse
Katy Behean ...
Beatrice
C.J. Allen ...
Undermanager (as C. J. Allen)
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Foreman
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Christina
Johnny Allen ...
Christina's Father
Margo Stanley ...
Christina's Mother
Judith Nelmes ...
Christina's Grandmother
Fran O'Shea ...
Christina's Sister
Bill Moody ...
Doorman
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Lily
Guy Nicholls ...
Enquiries Clerk
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Enquiries Official
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Seamstress
Oona Kirsch ...
Collecting Girl
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Pohlmann
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Gutling
David Miller ...
Jam Workman
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Culick
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Head-bandaged Workman
Nicholas Selby ...
Head of Department
Richard Kane ...
Head Clerk
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Kafka
Rosemary Martin ...
Miss Weber
Lee Daley ...
Butcher Boy
John de Frates ...
Limping Client
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Tall Woman
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One-Legged Man
Kenny Ireland ...
Man without ear
Ted Beyer ...
Attendant in Waiting Room
Iggy Navarro ...
Bald Man
Rosemary Chamney ...
Woman in Waiting Room
Peter Christian ...
Man in Waiting Room
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The Angry Doctor
Ralph Nossek ...
The Thin Doctor
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The Fat Doctor
Joanne Ellis ...
Woman at Tribunal
Derry Power ...
Franz's Father
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Lecturer in Medical School
Billy Moores ...
Man with stomach hole
Deborah Langley ...
Young Woman in Medical School
Toby Salaman ...
Kafka's Brother-in-Law

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Richard Eyre

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Alan Bennett ... (written by)

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Innes Lloyd ... producer

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Ilona Sekacz

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Nat Crosby

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Ken Pearce

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Geoff Powell

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Janet Tharby

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Shauna Harrison ... makeup designer

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Mervyn Gill-Dougherty ... production manager (as Mervyn Dougherty)
Martin Hutchings ... production manager

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Judy Ducker ... properties buyer
Mike Jennings ... production operatives supervisor (as Michael Jennings)
Mark Kebby ... assistant designer
Nina Martínez Guerra ... graphic designer (as Nina Martinez)
Geoff Peckham ... construction manager

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Mark Day ... dubbing editor
Ken Hains ... dubbing mixer
John Pritchard ... sound recordist

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Steve Bowman ... visual effects designer

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Robert Julian ... film lighting electrician (as Bob Julian)
Steve Phillips ... grip
John Rhodes ... assistant camera

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Harry Rabinowitz ... conductor

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Garry Boon ... assistant floor manager
Stewart Edwards ... assistant floor manager
Alex Gohar ... production associate
Chrissy Skinns ... production assistant
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Plot Summary

Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually spreads over his body. After complaining to the management he is laid off work; his relationship with his fiancee is affected. In an attempt to get compensation from his former employers he goes to insurance firm Assicurazion Generali, where he encounters an enigmatic clerk called Kafka. Written by Peter Brynmor Roberts

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  • The Insurance Man (United Kingdom)
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