The Film That Won Peter Capaldi an Oscar

Tom Bond Feb 24, 2019

Our short film fanclub takes a look at Franz Kafka's It's A Wonderful Life - the project that made Peter Capaldi an Oscar-winner...

This article comes from Den of Geek UK.

With the 2019 Oscars upon us this weekend, it seems the perfect time to revisit an early Peter Capaldi project, and remember that not only is he a former Doctor and one of our finest actors, he’s also an Oscar-winning director. In 1995, long before the Tardis, long before Malcolm Tucker, and long before most people had any idea who he was, Peter Capaldi directed the acclaimed short film Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life.

The 23-minute short stars Richard E. Grant (who later appeared in Doctor Who alongside Capaldi’s predecessor Matt Smith) as the author Franz Kafka as he tries to write one of his most famous stories, The Metamorphosis. The novella
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