The Trial (1948 film)

The Trial (German: Der Prozeß) is a 1948 Austrian drama film directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst. At the 9th Venice International Film Festival, Pabst won the Award for Best Director; Ernst Deutsch won the award for Best Actor and the Volpi Cup.[1] The story is based on the events of the Tiszaeszlár affair.

The Trial
Film poster
Directed byGeorg Wilhelm Pabst
Produced byJohann Alexander Hübler-Kahla
Written byRudolf Brunngraber
Kurt Heuser
Emmerich Robenz
StarringEwald Balser
CinematographyHelmut Ashley
Oskar Schnirch
Edited byAnna Höllering
Release date
  • 5 March 1948 (1948-03-05)
Running time
108 minutes



  1. "Venice Film Festival 1948". Film Affinity. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
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