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12 is a russe film of genre Drama directed by Nikita Mikhalkov released in USA on 11 november 2007 with Sergei Makovetsky

12 (2007)

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Released in USA 11 november 2007
Length 2h33
Directed by
OriginRussie
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Crime
Rating76% 3.847153.847153.847153.847153.84715

12 is a 2007 crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for his work on the film, which also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. It is an adaptation of Reginald Rose's play Twelve Angry Men and a remake of Sidney Lumet's film 12 Angry Men.

Synopsis

The jury decides whether a young Chechen boy is guilty of the murder of his stepfather, a Russian military officer. Initially it seems that the boy was the murderer. However, one of the jurors (Sergei Makovetsky) votes in favour of acquittal. Since the verdict must be rendered unanimously, the jurors review the case, and one by one come to the conclusion that the boy was framed. The murder was performed by criminals involved in the construction business. The discussion is repeatedly interrupted by flashbacks from the boy's wartime childhood.

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