Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life ...and Other Strange Tales

Leading off this collection of acclaimed short films is the 1995 Academy Award-winning "Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life". Richard E Grant stars as Kafka, stumbling over how to complete the first sentence of what was to be his masterpiece, "Metamorphosis", the reclusive writer finds himself involved in a series of bizarre interruptions from laughter at a Christmas party downstairs to a vagrant in search of his pet cockroach. Also includes "Seven Gates," about a memorable Christmas family gathering; the big-business satire "The Deal"; and a story about a '60s Southern man's prized possession, "Mr McAllister's Cigarette Holder".

Year: 1995
Genre: Art House Cinema, Short Film Festival
Country: UK
Director: Don Scardino, Peter Capaldi, Richard D'Alessio, John D Allen
Starring: Richard E Grant, Phyllis Logan, Eileen McCallum, David Huband, Richard Waugh, Joe Grifasi, Larry Pine, James Mayberry, Nora Heflin
Duration: 84 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Short Film Festival



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