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Trial by Jury (1994)

R  |   |  Thriller, Crime, Drama  |  9 September 1994 (USA)
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Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.

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Valerie Alston (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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Rusty Pirone
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Daniel Graham
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Tommy Vesey
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Wanda
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Jane Lyle, Juror
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John Boyle
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Leo Greco
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Eleanor Lyons
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Teddy Parnell
Graham Jarvis ...
Mr. Duffy, Foreman
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Paul Baker, Juror
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Johnny Verona
Beau Starr ...
Phillie
Bryan Shilowich ...
Robbie, Valerie's Son
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Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done. Written by Rob Hartill

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For one juror, the question of guilt or innocence is a matter of life or death... her own. See more »

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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9 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Geschworene  »

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$6,971,777 (USA)
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Tommy Vesey: The name of the game, Valerie, is not who dies but who dies first. That'll be your boy.
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Everybody Love Somebody
Written by Irving Taylor and Ken Lane
Published by Sands Music Corp.
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A rare and believable psychological thriller
29 May 1999 | by (Copenhagen) – See all my reviews

Nothing like the main-stream Hollywood thriller. The characters are actually notably changed by the shocking experiences they experience, and not just enraged.

It is a rarely nuanced look into female psychology. Comparable to "Bound" in that sence. They don't "kick ass" they have other priorities, different goals, different drivers - but not so different methods...

It's realistic, surprising and entertaining. The actors shows a depth which I miss in most Hollywood productions. Joanne Whalley-Kilmer and William Hurt are great - much better than their main-stream appearances.

Take your time to see it. It won't change the way films are made, not break any records, but you are likely to come out with a different view on women.

(Make sure to watch in 'Scope :-)

Excuse my English.


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