12 Angry Men
April 1957 (USA) 96 min
Sidney Lumet Orion-Nova Productions
Life is in their hands. Death is on their minds.
The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other. Martin Balsam / John Fiedler / Lee J. Cobb / E.G. Marshall / Jack Klugman…