Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: March 4, 2009
Summary: A loose remake of “12 Angry Men”, 12 is set in contemporary Moscow where 12 very different men must unanimously decide the fate of a young Chechen accused of murdering his step-father, a Russian army officer. Consigned to a makeshift jury room in a school gymnasium, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks. (Sony Picture Classics)
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Runtime: 159 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for violent images, disturbing content, thematic material, brief sexual and drug references, and smoking.
Production: Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime, War
Country: Russia
Languages: Russian, Chechen
Director Credit
Nikita Mikhalkov Director
Writer Credit
Aleksandr Novototsky Writer
Nikita Mikhalkov Writer
Vladimir Moiseyenko Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Apti Magamaev The Boy
Sergei Makovetsky Juror #1
Sergey Garmash Juror #3
Cast Credit
Abdi Magamayev Little Chechen
Aleksandr Adabashyan Bailiff
Aleksei Petrenko Juror #5
Aleksey Gorbunov Juror #9
Mikhail Efremov Juror #8
Nikita Mikhalkov Juror #2
Roman Madyanov Juror #12
Sergei Artsybashev Juror #10
Sergey Gazarov Juror #7
Valentin Gaft Juror #4
Viktor Verzhbitskiy Juror #11
Yuriy Stoyanov Juror #6
Producer Credit
Aleksei Balashov Executive Producer
Aleksei Karpushin Line Producer
Leonid Vereschtchaguine Producer
Nikita Mikhalkov General Producer
Sergei Gurevich Executive Producer
Yekaterina Yakovleva Line Producer