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Witness [videorecording]

Paramount Pictures presents an Edward S. Feldman production ; story by William Kelley and Pamela Wallace & Earl W. Wallace ; screenplay by Earl W. Wallace & William Kelley ; co-producer, David Bombyk ; produced by Edward S. Feldman ; directed by Peter Weir
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community.
Director
Peter Weir
Performers
Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubes, Alexander Godunov, Patti LuPone, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings.
Release Date
1985
Run Time
112 min.
Language
English (Dolby surround or 5.1 surround) and French (Dolby surround) language soundtracks ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
Rating
MPAA rating: R
Notes
  • Widescreen format.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
  • Special features include: interactive menus ; scene selections ; theatrical trailer ; interview with Peter Weir.
Awards Note
Academy Awards: Best screenplay, Best film editing.
Series
Widescreen DVD Collection
ISBN
079215553X
Credits
Director of photography, John Seale ; editor, Thom Noble ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c1999.
Recording Info
Filmed on location in Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pa.
Publisher no.
017367 Paramount
Description
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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