Made for cable television remake of the 1957 classic about twelve jurors quick to condemn a Latino youth on trial for murdering his father before reviewing the evidence. Juror #8 holds out with a verdict of not guilty, thus setting the stage for arguments and reasons why or why not the boy may be guilty. Written by
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Every take had two camera setups running simultaneously, capturing the focused dialogue and reaction shots. That meant the entire cast had to stay in character even when they had no dialogue for the scene. See more
When #8 (Jack Lemon) takes a cough drop and starts talking again, there is a shot of #2 (Ossie Davis) putting the box back in his shirt pocket. A few seconds later, he puts it into his shirt pocket again. See more
It's one of those open and shut things. They proved it ten different ways.
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