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Franz Kafka's It's A Wonderful Life

UK, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Peter Capaldi

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning he found himself transformed into a gigantic..." - what? In his Prague garret, Kafka is tormented by noisy neighbours, writer's block and a sinister stranger searching for his insect friend. This sustained joke on the image of Kafka and the powerful sentiment of Capra, stars Richard E. Grant (Withnail and I) as Mr K. Nominated for Best Short Film in Canada 1993 and nominated Best Short Film 1994 at the BAFTA awards.

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