'12 Angry Men' is considered one of the best legal movies of all time. Matter of fact, you can see a you tube link to a scene from the film on the right hand side of The Broward Law Blog, if you just scroll down.
Comes now what the NY Times is literally calling an 'operatic remake' with a Soviet venue, opening in Manhattan today. Wow. Had no clue.
Says reviewer Stephen Holden, "the clashes among 12 Muscovites charged with determining the guilt or innocence of a young man accused of murder form a composite portrait of post-Soviet Russia. "
Running time is three hours. Shades of Benjamin Britton ! Still looking forward to it! And here is the link to the NY Times review..