The Dock Brief (Trial and Error)
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The Dock Brief (Trial and Error)
Peter Sellers starts out with one role and ends up with three in The Dock Brief (U.S. title Trial and Error), a satirical comedy based on the television play by John Mortimer. Sellers' principal role is as an incompetent barrister assigned to defend a wife murderer (Richard Attenborough). The barrister's monumental stupidity threatens to bollix the case before it begins, and indeed his client is found guilty. But ignorance is bliss in this instance; the guilty verdict is thrown out because the court feels that Sellers' defense was worthless! The multiple-role bit occurs in a dream… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Apesar do foco excessivo nos diálogos ainda denunciar suas origens teatrais, o filme faz bom uso de flashbacks e conta com a interação perfeita entre Sellers e Attenborough."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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