In 2007, Russian film director completed , his remake of the film. The following year it was adapted for the stage, and in 1957 was made into. Indian director remade it as in 1986. He is trying to put some order and find a way to efficiently convince Juror 8 to vote 'guilty'. Juror 3 gives a long and increasingly tortured string of arguments, building on earlier remarks that his relationship with his own son is deeply strained, which is ultimately why he wants the accused to be guilty. It's a very awkward thing to stab down into the chest of someone who's a half foot taller than you are. This approach works well when time is of the essence, or when a quick, decisive action is needed Eclaires, 2011.
Yet he, Juror 8, votes not guilty. This has been addressed by recent procedural changes allowing jurors to take notes and ask questions. The personality characteristics and behavior strategies of juror number eight become apparent as the deliberations begin. Studies of actual jurors show that the two most common emotions are probably engagement and boredom. One man is dead, another man's life is at stake, if there's a reasonable doubt in your minds as to. The forming stage is very short, while the storming phase takes up most of the film. The boy is five feet, eight inches tall.
Juror 5 - Guardian This juror takes a pass at first in explaining why he voted guilty, but eventually opens up with his own ideas and opinions about the case. The premise is the trial of a frightened, teenaged defendant accused of stabbing and killing his father. The most he ever adds to the debate are comments such as 'If you look at the graphs. The film… 1722 Words 7 Pages The 12 Angry Men Case Dennis Ojwang Organizational Management 701 February 26, 2015 When this movie was made, no one could have depicted that it would greatly speak of the ever changing dynamics of our world today. Juror 8 tests how well Juror 4 remembers previous days, which he does, with difficulty. Third, the jurors disagree about their for pieces of evidence. We are led to believe that this is a contributing factor to his prejudice against the defendant, accused of stabbing his own father.
There are several gasps and everyone stares at the knife. Three is holding knife in approved knife-fighter fashion. In the beginning, he's overcome by the responsibility of not just making this important decision, but also being the first to have to verbalize his thoughts. He's pretty convinced of a Guilty verdict in the beginning, but only because he believes in the power of evidence, while the others who cling to a Guilty verdict tend to have some personal bias against the defendant. Lumet, working within a minimal budget here, delivers unstinting brilliance in both direction, character portrayal and script interpretation. GradeSaver, 30 April 2012 Web. His strong belief in the guilt of the youth seems to stem from his personal situation, his prejudices, and the painful rift between himself and his son which causes him to judge all youth negatively.
Twelve jurors, men of different classes with various backgrounds, file in to the jury room given the incredible responsibility of deciding whether there is reasonable doubt whether the accused boy committed the murder. I thought it was obvious. All of the facts seem to point to this boy's guilt. The movie reaches a point where the storming stage begins to overlap with a stage of norming. But he's also concerned about what's right, doesn't like when the plans for talking around the table in order change, and is quite happy to help out by timing the recreation of the old man's walk.
A reader may think that this somehow takes away from the characters' personalities or the audience's ability to relate to them. Under much frustration and lack of patience these 12 men began to get unruly and unfocused. It often requires much time and energy to get everyone working together to bring forth ideas to reach a consensus Eclaires, 2011. Personality Juror number two is a very weak, timid, and wimpy man who is easily persuaded and often goes along with the majority. There are some team members who are wise and empathetic, but there are also other… 995 Words 4 Pages Amit Erez Professor Huppin Communication Studies 170 May 14, 2016 Thought Paper 2 The Constitution guarantees the right to trial by an impartial jury. He plainly wants to be more active than the restraints of being on a jury would allow. In this episode, Rob Petrie is the only juror who believes the defendant to be innocent.
The defendant has a criminal record and a lot of circumstantial evidence piled up against him. Do we really care about how we sentence other people or do we simply do whatever seems easiest at the moment? How would you like to make that decision of life or death for another person? It is no doubt that human beings possess either one or any of these characteristics, which make them unique. He later made two very incisive points, about the old man witness maybe seeing the trial as an opportunity to have people pay attention to him, and later when he noted that the … lady witness had indentations on the sides of her nose indicative of glasses. First, it might be helpful to explain briefly how these types are divided. Juror 3 demonstrates avoidance when he leaves the room while Juror 9 is speaking. In the film 12 Angry Men, many of the pros and cons of group communication are highlighted.
However, group members have to find the ability to work together as a team. Even when he does have his own opinion, he does not contribute them to his fellow jurors. He job as a marketing agent leads him to make decisions based solely on graphs and figures. This results from various reasons, such as truly lacking opinion or simply wanting to finish up and leave. Eight: You don't really mean you'll kill me, do you? The speed at which the jury originally came to consensus, along with how little attention some jurors paid illustrates how invulnerable they felt. Lack of Confidence Have you ever known someone who was so afraid of rocking the boat that he or she refused to give an opinion? I don't suppose that the different characters were made up based on any temperament sorter, yet in representing different types of people the personalities ring true and are quite fun to analyze. It is because of these feelings that he is strongly cemented in his vote of guilty.
He was the task leader of the group, taking initiative to sit the people down, numbering them, and telling the jurors when they could go on breaks. Once the vote starts looking more even, we really start seeing him become wishy-washy. Rose wrote several stage adaptations of the story. Throughout this distraction key terms get misused, facts get turned around and more importantly emotions start to cross making it hard for these men to produce a verdict. It revolves around the opinions and mindsets of twelve diverse characters that are tasked with pronouncing the guilt or innocence of a young man accused of patricide.