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12 -- 12 truths and 12 characters decide the fate of a Chechen boy on trial for the murder of his stepfather. It's up to a jury divided by racism and prejudice to decide the youth's fate, in director Nikita Mikhalkov's Oscar-nominated remake of 12 Angry Men. A Brilliant look at fear, trust and the triumph of human nature.
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20 September 2007 (Kazakhstan) See more »
Twelve jurors must decide the fate of a Chechen adolescent charged with murdering his stepfather. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Sergey Makovetskiy ... 1-y prisyazhnyy

Nikita Mikhalkov ... 2-y prisyazhnyy

Sergey Garmash ... 3-y prisyazhnyy

Valentin Gaft ... 4-y prisyazhnyy
Aleksey Petrenko ... 5-y prisyazhnyy

Yuriy Stoyanov ... 6-y prisyazhnyy

Sergey Gazarov ... 7-y prisyazhnyy

Mikhail Efremov ... 8-y prisyazhnyy

Aleksey Gorbunov ... 9-y prisyazhnyy

Sergey Artsibashev ... 10-y prisyazhnyy

Viktor Verzhbitskiy ... 11-y prisyazhnyy

Roman Madyanov ... 12-y prisyazhnyy

Aleksandr Adabashyan ... Pristav
Apti Magamaev ... Malchik

Abdi Magamaev ... Malenkiy chechenets
Natalya Surkova ... Sudya
Konstantin Glushkov ... Advokat
Vladimir Nefyodov ... Prokuror
Vyacheslav Gilinov ... Dedushka
Lyubov Rudneva ... Dochka svidetelya
Olga Khokhlova ... Sosedka
Igor Vernik ... Svidetel v zolotykh ochkakh
Vladimir Komarov ... Otchim malchika
Lasha Marykhuba ... Gvardeets

Ferit Myazitov ... Gorbachev
Abdulbasyr Gitinov ... Malenkiy malchik

Mikael Bazorkin ... Otets

Mesedo Salimova ... Mat

Soslan Sanakoev ... 1-y tantsor
Alan Tsopanov ... 2-y tantsor
Gennadiy Ternovskiy ... Komandir gruppy zakhvata
Andrey Sukharev ... Militsioner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergey Kholmogorov ... Chelovek (uncredited)

Directed by
Nikita Mikhalkov 
Writing credits
Nikita Mikhalkov  &
Aleksandr Novototskiy-Vlasov  &
Vladimir Moiseenko 

Produced by
Aleksey Balashov .... executive producer
Sergei Gurevich .... executive producer
Aleksey Karpushin .... line producer
Nikita Mikhalkov .... general producer
Leonid Vereshchagin .... producer
Yekaterina Yakovleva .... line producer
Original Music by
Eduard Artemev 
Cinematography by
Vladislav Opelyants 
Film Editing by
Enzo Meniconi 
Andrey Zaytsev  (as Andrei Zaitsev)
Casting by
Tamara Odintsova 
Production Design by
Viktor Petrov 
Costume Design by
Natalya Dzyubenko 
Makeup Department
Pyotr Gorshenin .... special makeup effects supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vladimir Krasinsky .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Stéphane Albinet .... boom operator
Vincent Arnardi .... sound re-recording mixer (as Vinsent Arnardi)
Pavel Doreuli .... sound effects
Julien Perez .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
André Rigaut .... sound editor
André Rigaut .... sound mixer
Aleksandr Volodin .... assistant sound designer
Special Effects by
Ilya Churinov .... special effects coordinator
Mikhail Yakushev .... pyrotechnician
Valery Derkach .... stunt coordinator
Stanislav Kisilevski .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Martin Grosup .... camera operator: "a" camera
Editorial Department
Maksim Malyavin .... digital intermediate supervisor
Other crew
Iskender Utyushev .... technician

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Rated PG-13 for violent images, disturbing content, thematic material, brief sexual and drug references, and smoking
159 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:PG (British Columbia) | Canada:14A (Ontario) | Netherlands:12 | Taiwan:R-12 | USA:PG-13

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Nominated for Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film Category of the 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008).See more »
Revealing mistakes: "Ernest Emerson" is a manufacturer of knives from the USA. However their model, CQC7, is not like the knife on the film. Emerson knives are folding knives.See more »
2-y prisyazhnyy:So, we're voting on whether the defendant is guilty. Hands up, please.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Samyy luchshiy film 2 (2009)See more »


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49 out of 66 people found the following review useful.
An encouraging thoughts film, 27 February 2008
Author: DeKiska from Russian Federation

A remake of a famous praised film is always a high-risk project, because a director takes risks to lapse into blind imitation. Fortunately Mikhalkov has enough talent and experience to rethink "12 Angry Men" by Sidney Lumet, to pass it through his own identity and produce an absolutely new and fresh film. This thought-provoking film surpassed all my expectations. Though it is a remake of an American movie, its plot is rooted in Russian reality. It reflects a lot of society's ills and nation's fears. I was deeply moved and fully satisfied with totally naturalistic dialogues. To my mind all-star cast played with miraculous virtuosity. The characters are true to life and I am sure that any Russian will be able to recognize himself in one of these 12 men. "12" is a stunning and intense drama with a large pool of talented actors, which leaves a lasting impression with you.

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