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WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

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Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1957
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Synopsis

An old, sickly British barrister, urged to retire by his live-in nurse and his doctors, finds a new murder case hard to resist and decides to step into the courtroom again to defend a man accused of killing a wealthy widow for her money.

Synopsis

An old, sickly British barrister, urged to retire by his live-in nurse and his doctors, finds a new murder case hard to resist and decides to step into the courtroom again to defend a man accused of killing a wealthy widow for her money.

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Witness for the ProsecutionDirected byBilly Wilder

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1958 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture
BAFTA Awards
1959 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actor
Directors Guild of America
1958 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Golden Globes (USA)
1958 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress
1958 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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