Before the second day of the trial begins, the accused is beaten by a prison officer delivering a "message" from the dead boy's family. While the head of the family, Ron Maher, admonishes his two surviving sons to trust the system it's apparent they have their own plans for the accused killer. Several of the jurors have to deal with personal problems including Marcia Thomas whose child minder is ill. As the testimony continues, the Crown calls witnesses who were in the park at the time the murder occurred, including the person who discovered the body and a professional dog walker who saw the accused running with a sword in his hand. The jurors slowly get to know one another. Johnnie Donne, a recovering alcoholic, and Rose Davies seem attracted to one another. Jeremy Crawford is shocked to see Mark Hall, the man who led him to financial ruin, at the court apparently serving on a jury in another trial. Charles Gore, who left his Catholic seminary, finally learns what has become of his ...
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The clothes that the characters, Rose Davies and Johnnie Donne, wear changes. In the first shot of the jury box, Rose is shown wearing the a pink outfit and Johnnie a blue shirt. These were the clothes they had on the first day of the trial. But, in the next scene of Rose and Johnnie (and all subsequent scenes), she's wearing a blue top and he's in a black/dark blue shirt. See more