12 Reviews

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November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
May 1, 2009
The film transforms Rose's play into a ballet of sorts. The story is as much about movement as it is about words.
April 30, 2009
Those who seek a drama as provocative as it is captivating will find much to enjoy.
April 22, 2009
A fascinating, stylish commentary on Russian justice and the universality of prejudice set in that great crucible for great drama in the jury room.
April 10, 2009
Full of passion and speechifying, 12 is unmistakably Russian in spirit and sensibility, but its themes are universal at their core.
April 2, 2009
The heated deliberations are a gripping analogy for Russia's turbulent mix of ethnic divisions, corruption, Western influences and idealism.
March 27, 2009
Overwrought, overlong yet mesmerizing.
March 27, 2009
The tradition of Russian stage acting enriches this satisfying update of Reginald Rose's TV play Twelve Angry Men.
March 26, 2009
Casting himself as the considerate jury foreman, Mikhalkov turns directorial confinement into a master-class of composition, performance and especially editing, as 12 crackles along for 2- 1/2 hours that grab and hold your attention.
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