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6.9
/10
9 Ratings

The Mouthpiece

United States, 1932
Drama

Synopsis

When a hot young prosecutor learns that a man he got convicted and executed was in fact innocent, he quits his DA job and becomes a defense attorney. He grows rich and powerful defending guilty racketeers, but eventually sees the errors of his ways.

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The Mouthpiece Directed by Elliott Nugent, James Flood

Critics reviews

It’s full of startling details, from the close-up of hands ripping the condemned man’s trouser leg (for the electric clamp) to the final assassination, where the gunshot is masked by car noise.
June 03, 2016

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