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5 July 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:18am

Ed Miliband and one of the greatest films of all time

12 Angry Men a wise choice for contender’s Labour Uncut Desert Island Discs.

By James Macintyre

I’ll leave the analysis of Ed Miliband’s “cool” music preferences to the Labour Uncut team that is putting together the leadership contender’s “Desert Island Discs” choices.

But I do have to take my hat off to the former climate change secretary for his choice of Sidney Lumet’s 1957 film 12 Angry Men as his favourite movie. It is a peerless tale of justice and injustice. I recommend anyone who’s not seen it — whether an Ed Miliband fan or not — to rent or buy it asap.

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