Film summary 12 angry men

The public, hidden and blind areas are relatively the same for each juror before beginning the deliberation. Juror 12 then reverts his vote, making the vote 8—4.

And don't open your filthy mouth again. At the end of the film, he reveals to Juror 8 that his name is McArdle, one of only two jurors to reveal his name; played by Joseph Sweeney. A complete kinescope of that performance, which had been missing for years and was feared lost, was discovered in Another issue dealt with in the movie is prejudice.

An angry Juror 3 shouts that they are losing their chance to "burn" the boy. At the end of the film, he reveals to Juror 9 that his name is Davis, one of only two jurors to reveal his name; played by Henry Fonda.

The jury is further instructed that a guilty verdict will be accompanied by a mandatory death sentence. An immigrant watchmaker, he believes in justice in America and will see it get done.

The next jurors to change their votes are Jurors 12 Robert Webber and the Jury Foreman Martin Balsammaking the vote and leaving only three dissenters: Jurors 3, 4 and The character with the largest hidden window is the boy on trial. After he points this out, Jurors 12, 10 and 4 all change their vote to "not guilty".

Then Juror 9, after seeing Juror 4 rub his nose which is being irritated by his eye glassesrealizes that, like Juror 4, the woman who allegedly saw the murder had impressions in the sides of her nose which she rubbed, indicating that she wore glasses, but did not wear them to court out of vanity.

He has a troubled relationship with his own son that preoccupies his thoughts. McCardle exchange names, and all of the jurors descend the courthouse steps to return to their individual lives It is always easier to overcome an objection if you know what it is.

This earns intense criticism from Juror 3 Lee J. When those remaining in favor of a guilty vote are pressed as to why they still maintain that there is no reasonable doubt, Juror 4 states his belief that despite all the other evidence that has been called into question, the fact remains that the woman who saw the murder from her bedroom window across the street through the passing train still stands as solid evidence.

A businessman and distraught father, opinionated, disrespectful and stubborn with a temper. Their hidden area is immense, resulting in an equally large blind area.

Sidney Lumetwhose prior directorial credits included dramas for television productions such as The Alcoa Hour and Studio Onewas recruited by Henry Fonda and Rose to direct.

After he points this out, Juror 12 changes his vote back to "guilty", making the vote Juror 8 argues that reasonable doubt exists, and that he therefore cannot vote "guilty", but concedes that he has merely hung the jury.

If there is any reasonable doubt they are to return a verdict of not guilty. An assistant high school American football coach.

He is the fourth to vote "not guilty"; played by George Voskovec. Jurors 2 John Fiedler and 6 Edward Binns also decide to vote "not guilty", tying the vote at The only dissenters left are Jurors 3, 4, and Juror 8 Jack Lemmon: Ultimately, he is the eighth to settle on voting "not guilty"; played by Robert Webber.

Outraged at how the proceedings have gone, Juror 10 goes into a rage on why people from the slums cannot be trusted, of how they are little better than animals who gleefully kill each other off for fun. Juror 2 Ossie Davis: The final vote is unanimous for acquittal.12 Angry Men is a American television drama film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by Reginald Rose from his original teleplay of the same title.

It is a remake of the film Plot. When the final closing arguments in a murder trial have been presented to the judge, she gives her instructions to the. "12 Angry Men" focuses on a jury's deliberations in a capital murder case.

A man jury is sent to begin deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of an year-old man accused in the stabbing death of his father, where a guilty verdict means an automatic death sentence. 12 Angry Men Questions and Answers.

Twelve Angry Men: Summary & Analysis

The Question and Answer section for 12 Angry Men is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. 12 Angry Men study guide contains a biography of Reginald Rose, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Film Techniques in Twelve Angry Men Summary: Reviews the film Twelve Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet.

Discusses the director's use of cinematic techniques, including lighting, music,and set design, to reinforce the themes of the story. The movie Twelve Angry Men begins with an eighteen year old boy from the ghetto who is on trial for the murder of his abusive father.

A jury of twelve men is Twelve Angry Men: Summary & Analysis. My most favourite film. Vote Up 0 Vote Down Reply. 1 year ago. Search: Site. Search; About Us; Advertise with Us; Use an Image.

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