Film Details



THE VERDICT
Release Date: 8 Dec 1982
Duration (in mins): 128
Cast:
Paul Newman (Frank Galvin)
Charlotte Rampling (Laura Fischer)
Jack Warden (Mickey Morrissey)
James Mason (Ed Concannon)
Milo O'Shea (Judge Hoyle)
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Writer:
David Mamet
Producer:
Richard D. Zanuck
David Brown
Distribution
Company:
20th Century Fox
Production
Company:
Zanuck/Brown Company
Summary:
Frank Galvin, an alcoholic lawyer tries to redeem his reputation by taking on a difficult medical malpractice case. He accepts the case after he's approached by the the family of a woman who has been left in a coma following an operation at a large Catholic hospital. At first he's hoping for a quick cash settlement, but when he see's the victim in the hospital he decides that he must take the case to trial, despite the powerful opposition....