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Witness for the Prosecution

1957 Rated NR 1hr 56m

Based on an Agatha Christie play, this Oscar-nominated mystery directed and co-written by Billy Wilder concerns an esteemed and aging lawyer. On the eve of retiring, he takes on the defense of an alleged murderer accused of killing a wealthy widow.

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Movie Details

Awards
1959 BAFTA®
1958 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1958 Academy Award®
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1

Subtitles

French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; trailer.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary.