London Theater Review: ‘The Trial’ Starring Rory Kinnear

Franz Kafka’s novella “The Trial” gets the Richard Jones treatment at the Young Vic — that is to say, the director whizzes it into a far-out psychedelic loop-de-loop that does it no favors. Josef K (Rory Kinnear), who wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for no apparent reason, becomes two things at once: the sort of white-male, white-collar pro driving society onwards and, at the same time, a victim of the very same system, a man in the middle of a massive nervous breakdown. Do we blame him or pity him? Jones asks us to

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