Combine Franz Kafka’s 1915 novella The Metamorphosis (get free etext here) with Frank Capra’s 1946 classic film, It’s a Wonderful Life, and what do you get? A rather remarkable absurdist short film. Directed by Peter Capaldi, Franz Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life won an Oscar for Live Action Short Film in 1994, plus a BAFTA Award for Best Short Film. Watch Part 1 above, and then find Part 2 and Part 3 on YouTube. The 25 minute film is also added to our collection of Free Movies Online.