At least it was around where I grew up. I imagine this is the same for ethnic minorities, particularly black Americans. I started watching this film on a bored relaxed laying about day but by the end i was on the edge of the seat with my hands on my knees feeling more tense than a politician on results day. One of the finest ensemble pieces of film ever made. As for the acting it is true ensemble greatness.
When personal issues aren't supposed to be a part of the judicial system, the reader sees that they can clearly play a role whether the juror knows it or not. To begin with, the ability to not only sustain interest but to command the viewer's attention for basically its entire running time within a setting of principally just one room, borders on the inspired. But it's also a wonderful motion picture. So, to please that angry little insecure fan, I've decided to remove all LotR references in this review from here onwards. This play can be read in a mere hour or so and I recommend it to everyone, especially people who want to read more classics. Eleven of the men believe the boy to be guilty; only one Henry Fonda has doubts.
You have juror 8, who stood against all the others, did not give in to peer pressure and stood his ground. Class The play proudly presents a tremendous cross-section of American life. However within the cast there are a couple of treats; look out for Jack Klugman Quincy and John Fieldler who is the voice of many of Disney's characters such as Piglet. Here you have a trial of a young boy who supposedly stabbed his father to death. The third jury is always feeling stabbed in the chest, and he's showing his pain continuously.
This books talks about the 'us' vs 'them' narrative where a few jurors think the guy is guilty because he's a 'them'. He prompts the other jurors to examine the evidence more closely. Was there a reasonable doubt? Born in Manhattan, Rose attended Townsend High School and briefly attended City College now part of the City University of New York before serving in the U. My mouth just waters at the thought of such excellence that regularly came into our living rooms as live broadcasts. Rose chose to presents things this way, most probably, as an indictment of the judicial processes carried out in the post-war years when McCarthy's influence over the media and society was very noticeable and relevant. He had of course superb acting talent at his disposal although some of the most memorable performances are from the lesser players. I have rarely been so hypnotized by a film - 'Lawrence Of Arabia' and 'It's A Wonderful Life' are other ones that come to mind.
But this is an intelligent film which, even at the end, makes you question if the kid is guilty or not. Juror 3 - probably the most complex personality in the film. In 1963, the German Television Channel produced a film adaption under the title Die zwölf Geschworenen. Rose's real success came when he started writing for television. The fun part in reading this was figuring out what personal experiences the jurors brought to the table pun , and if or how they, themselves changed by sharing an emotionally strained experience. As the movie progresses much more is learned of the characters that exposes the intricacy of human nature and people's different personality traits.
Each man plays his part, from strong prejudice to neutral to easily swayed to chaotic to apathetic. The young man being from a minority migrant group didn't elicit sympathy from these jurors, at all, which might have been the prosecution's goal in going along with the selection. Juror 9 - a wise old man with his great life experience has quite a unique way of looking at the case. En esta obra, un jurado está deliberando la muerte de un hombre por el asesinato de su padre, crimen que el acusado afirma no haber cometido. Better yet, watch that one last, so the final scene really sticks in your mind. Μιλάμε για ένα πραγματικό αριστούργημα, που αξίζει να δει κανείς πολλές φορές στη ζωή του.
با آغاز بحث، مسائل و اختلافات زیادی در میان دوازده داور هیئت منصفه سر میگیرد که تجربیات مختلف، پیشزمینه های متفاوتشان در زندگی و همچنین روایت های متفاوتی که از زندگی دارند، بر شدت این تنش ها می افزاید. The Cold War exerted a variety of economic, political, and military tension that forced society into cohesion. He keeps being intimidated by voices of jurors who are louder or are more adept at expressing ideas other than personal opinions. The road company starred Richard Thomas as Juror Number 8, but this play is an ensemble acting piece, not a single star vehicle. Rose never names his characters instead referring to them as Juror 2, Juror 3 and so on. I watched this film for the first time, when it was shown at about 1 o'clock in the morning. Doubt or no, conviction or no, this kind of peace-of-mind is not lying in wait for you after your last day on a real jury.
Ignoring the opening stage directions, there are no indications of time and place, except that it is summer and the fact that the play is all men - which does date it, but even that can and has frequently been changed in production. Army in 1942-46, where he became a first lieutenant. Eleven jurors have raised their hands to convict a young man of killing his father. This show was definitely a hit. The jury is all male. The young man on trial is a minority from a poor background who has a record of minor crimes. Μιλάμε για ένα πραγματικό αριστούργημα, που αξίζει να δει κανείς πολλές φορές στη ζωή του.