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Franz Kafka (I) (1883–1924)

Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke his will and caused insecurity and guilt, that ... See full bio »


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 2018 Shinpan (based on the novel by)
 2018 (Some) Mortal Tales (Short) (inspired by the book written by)
 2018 Csótány (Short) (novel)
 2017 Sen (Short) (original story)
 2017 Mr Rotpeter (Short) (story "Ein Bericht für eine Akademie")
 2017 The Great Wall (Documentary) (short story)
 2016 The Judgment (original short story)
 2016 Danjiki geinin (short story)
 2016 Der Kübelreiter (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2015 Die Verwandlung (Short) (writer)
 2015 The Judgment (Short) (story)
 2015 Brudermord (Short) (short story)
 2015 The Metamorphosis (Short) (based on the novella by)
 2015 Up in the Gallery (Short) (story)
 2015 The Neighbour (Short) (story)
 2015/II K (novel "Das SchloÃY")
 2014 Ein Hungerkünstler (Short) (story by)
 2014 Der Bau (novella)
 2013 Die Verwandlung (Short) (based on the novella by)
 2013 In the Penal Colony (Short) (story)
 2013 Septième Promenade (Video short)
 2013 Give It Up! (Short) (story)
 2013 Gente en sitios (short story)
 2012 A Common Confusion (Short) (story)
 2012/I Metamorphosis (based on the novella by)
 2011 Before the Law (Short) (writer)
 2011 Trapeze (Short) (story)
 2011 Schakale und Araber (Short) (short story "Schakale und Araber")
 2009 The Burrow (Short) (story)
 2008 Conversation with the Supplicant (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2008 Pratioci (Short) (story)
 2007 Kafuka: Inaka isha (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 2007 A Metamorfose (Short)
 2007 La metamorfosis (story)
 2006 L'homme qui attendait (Short) (story "The Trial")
 2006 Nu devant un fantôme (Short) (novel)
 2006 In the Penal Colony (Short) (story)
 2005 Emancipación (texts)
 2005 Smesne i druge price (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Most (2005) ... (novel)
 2004 Metamorfosis (Short)
 2004 The Hunger Artist (Short)
 2004 Menschenkörper (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 2002 Prevrashchenie (novel "Die Verwandlung")
 2002 K (stories)
 2002 Ein Brudermord (Short) (original story)
 2002 The Hunger Artist (Short)
 2002 Neue Flucht (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2002 Flight Path (Short) (screenplay based on short stories by)
 2000 In The Penal Colony (TV Movie) (original story idea)
 1999 Am Ende des Ganges (Short) (novel "Der Prozess")
 1999 Bratobójstwo (Short) (story)
 1999 A Common Confusion (Short) (writer)
 1998 The Sickroom (Short) (story)
 1997 Das Schloß (TV Movie) (novel: "Das Schloß")
 1997 Metamorphosis: Beyond the Screen Door (Video) (based on the book by)
 1995 Maalaislääkäri (Short) (short story "Ein Landarzt")
 1995 Nachtland (Short)
 1995 The Hunger Artist (Short) (short story by)
 1994 Inkarnace (novel)
 1994 Procesas (TV Movie) (novel "Der Prozess")
 1994 Zamok (novel "Das Schloss")
 1994 Amerika (novel)
 1994 La metamorfosis de Franz Kafka (Short) (based on the novella by)
 1994 Kamarihaikara (Short) (short story)
 1994 La mort de Molière (Video)
 1993 Rastreseno gledanje kroz prozor (Short) (story)
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Trial (1993) ... (novel)
 1993 The Trial (novel)
 1992 Hiilisangolla ratsastaja (TV Short) (short story)
 1991 Books: Feed Your Head (TV Mini-Series short) (book "The Metamorphosis" - 1 episode)
- The Metamorphosis (1991) ... (book "The Metamorphosis")
 1990 Tsikhe-Simagre (novel "Das Schloss")
 1989 Informe per a una acadèmia (TV Movie) (play)
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Metamorphosis (1989) ... (novel)
 1987 El prontuario del señor K (TV Movie)
 1986 Linna (novel "Das Schloss")
 1984 Le château (TV Movie) (novel "Das Schloss")
 1984 Klassenverhältnisse (novel "Amerika")
 1983 Die Vorüberlaufenden (Short) (short story)
  Télévision de chambre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1983) (novel "L'Amérique" - 1 episode, 1983)
- Une villa aux environs de New York (1983) ... (novel) / (novel "L'Amérique")
 1983 La métamorphose (TV Movie) (short story)
 1982 A Hunger Artist (story)
 1982 Levél apámhoz (TV Movie)
 1981 Ein Brudermord (Short) (story)
 1981 Fraticidio (Short) (story)
 1980 Ante la ley (Short) (story)
 1978 The Metamorphosis of Mr. Samsa (Short) (story)
 1978 Il processo (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Bratrovrazda (Short) (short story)
 1977 Brosta sto nomo (Short) (story)
 1976 Redogörelse framlagd för en akademi (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Metamorphosis (novella "Die Verwandlung")
 1975 Koplalómüvész (Short) (novel)
 1975 Die Verwandlung (TV Movie) (novel)
 1975 El teatro (TV Series) (novel "Das Schloß" - 1 episode)
- El castillo (1975) ... (novel "Das Schloß")
 1973 Der Prozess (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 Plain-chant (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 The Penal Colony (story)
 1970 The Great Wall of China (based on the stories by)
 1970 Tuomio (TV Movie) (short story)
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (short story: Ein Bericht für eine Akademie - 1 episode)
- Lecture to an Academy (1969) ... (short story: Ein Bericht für eine Akademie)
 1969 Amerika oder der Verschollene (TV Movie) (novel)
 1969 Oikeusjuttu (TV Movie) (novel "Der Prozess")
 1968 Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La metamorfosis (1968)
 1968 The Castle (novel "Das Schloß")
 1967 Le fratricide (Short) (short story)
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Amerika (1966) ... (book)
 1965 De grafbewaker (Short) (story)
 1963 Ein Bericht für eine Akademie (TV Movie) (novella)
 1963 In der Strafkolonie (TV Movie) (short story)
 1962 The Trial (based on the novel by)
 1962 Das Schloß (TV Movie)
 1962 Prosessen (TV Movie) (novel)
 1954 K (Metamorphosis) (Short) (story)
 1950 Una confusión cotidiana (Short) (short story)
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(1995 to 1996 season) The play, "K-Impressions of the Trial of Franz Kafka" (revival), was performed in a Tyrone Guthrie Theater production at the Guthrie Lab Theater in Warehouse district in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Garland Wright was adapter and director. John Amone and Garland Wright were set designers. Susan Hilferty was ... See more »

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