Witness for the Prosecution Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
August 15, 2007
His theatrical mise-en-scene -- his proscenium framing -- serves the material well, as does Charles Laughton's bombastic portrayal of the defense attorney.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
...the film's origins as an Agatha Christie novel and play, combine to give the movie a heavy -- almost stolid -- theatrical flavour.
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Variety
February 13, 2001
A courtroom meller played engagingly and building evenly to a surprising and arousing, albeit tricked-up, climax...
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
January 1, 2000
And the air in the courtroom fairly crackles with emotional electricity, until that staggering surprise in the last reel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5